El D í a de los Muertos: A WebQuest. Presenter: Tonya Acome Spanish Teacher Union Springs Middle School. Introduction.
El Día de los Muertos: A WebQuest
Presenter: Tonya Acome
Union Springs Middle School
Many people consider El Día de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) to be the Mexican version of Halloween. Is it? Or is this a misconception? Through this WebQuest, you will come up with an answer to this question and learn what the Day of the Dead is and how it is celebrated.
Fasten your seatbelts! Are you ready for the ride?
First, you will discover what the Day of the Dead is and how it is celebrated. Questions you will answer are:
Next, you will compare the Day of the Dead and Halloween. How are they similar? How are they different?
Finally, you will arrive at a conclusion: Is the Day of the Dead the Mexican version of Halloween or do you think that this is a misconception? Are there more similarities than differences between the holidays or vice versa?
Your worksheet, Venn Diagram, and paragraph will be graded using the following rubric:
¡Felicitaciones! Congratulations! You have completed your exploration of the Day of the Dead! You can now consider yourself an expert on this Mexican cultural tradition. You should have the following things ready to turn in: