Dia de los muertos VOCAB
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offerings to honor the dead
pan de muerto
bread of the dead
yellow marigolds that are symbols of death
whimsical skeleton figure that represents death
colorful iced sugar skulls
Festive egg shells that are filled with confetti and trimmed in glitter
Poems and songs written about the festival
the art of Mexican paper cutting
burning incense left at altars
dia de los muertos
Day of the Dead
souls of children who have died
Jose Guadalupe Posada
illustrator whos satircal drawing 'La Catrina' is one of the most recognizable figured of Day of the Dead
The Day of the Dead is a _________ for those that have passed.
Death is the __________ step of one's beautiful existance
thousands of years ago
The day of the Dead first started _______________________.
An ________ is build in honor of the dead
A cemetery is known as a __________.
A specially prepared cricket for the altar is called a ___________.
For two days, a large ___________ at the cemetery will all the dead relatives takes place.
The __________ symbolizes life after death.
In Spanish, candles are known as __________. These light the path that guides the souls going to the altar
hell, heaven, earth
The 3 steps that make up the altar are _______, ________, and _________.
The _______ let the spirits know where they are going.
Mexicans associate death with __________.
Preparation for the Day of the Dead takes place on ________________.
All Saint's Day is on _________________.
All Saint's Day is a celebration commemorating _____________ that have passed.
The Day of the Dead celebrates _________ death.
Las canchas de arena are __________________.
This tradition dates back to _______________ times.
On the Day of the Dead, people have __________ at the graveyards.
People wear _______________ and skeleton costumes resembling those that passed.
________ or cascaveles are placed on the costumes.
Mexicans are involved in the festivities of the Day of the Dead so as not to lose touch with their ________.