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My Halloween Dia de los Muertos Hola or Hello! My name is Isabel. I live in Mexico City, Mexico. I am in the Fourth Grade. My favorite holiday is the Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos). My Pen Pals I would like to thank you for being my pen pal.

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My Halloween

Dia de los Muertos

hola or hello
Hola or Hello!
  • My name is Isabel.
  • I live in Mexico City, Mexico.
  • I am in the Fourth Grade.
  • My favorite holiday is the Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos).
my pen pals
My Pen Pals
  • I would like to thank you for being my pen pal.
  • I loved the Power Point you sent me on Halloween.
  • I would like to tell you about a holiday that is like your Halloween, the day of the dead or in Spanish ‘Dia de los Muertos.’
dia de los muertos
Dia de los Muertos
  • At my school, my teacher tries to teach us the “ancient traditions” of this holiday.
  • The holiday has progressed throughout the years.
  • The holiday celebrates my family and friends that have died.
  • It is joyous day with laughter, parades, and celebrations.
creating an alter
Creating an Alter
  • The Day of the Dead is a time for my family to invite the dead to return home and visit us.
  • My family creates an Alter.
  • We put out offerings of food, bread, flowers, toys and other belongs of our ancestors who have died.
food and drinks
Food and Drinks
  • My ‘madre’ or mother cooks ‘Bread of the Dead.’ It is the most delicious bread (egg-battered bread).
  • I sent your teacher a copy of the recipe so maybe you can taste it.
  • We also drink Mexican Hot Chocolate on this special holiday.
parades
Parades
  • I get to go to a parade on Dia de los Muertos and visit the cemetery.
  • The streets are filled with papel picado (confetti), flowers, candy calaveras (skeletons and skulls).
  • The Calaveras (skulls) are decorated with bright colors. The name of the departed is put on the head of the skull.
  • People present dances and walk the streets.
halloween versus day of the dead
Halloween

Children dress up in scary costumes to go trick or treating.

A scary holiday

Fearful

Skeletons are hung as decorations.

Visit cemeteries to get scared.

Day of the Dead

Make Calaveras to wear.

A joyous celebration and laughter

Love

Skeletons are hung as decorations

Visit cemeteries in respect.

Halloween VersusDay of the Dead
sugar skulls
Sugar Skulls
  • In our classroom, we created sugar skulls which represent the calaveras.
  • I sent your teacher the directions to create your own sugar skulls to celebrate my favorite holiday.
  • Here is what my looked like after I finished.
dia de los muertos13

Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos

Have fun on my favorite holiday! Write Back Soon!