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Learning activity 1

Evidence: Take a break

Select a celebration around the world and describe it according to the format.
Include images to illustrate your ideas. You can find and example in Introductory
material section 1. Describing celebrations and special occasions around the
world. You have to make your description in minimum 250 words.

Aspects Description Image


What it is Day of the
celebrated. Dead is a
holyday
when
Mexicans
remember
their dead
relatives.

Where and Day of the


when it is Dead
celebrated. celebrated
in Mexico,
in
November
2th, people
go the
cemeteries,
and they
visited their
dead
relatives
during all
day, they
cleans the
tombs and
offers food
during this
day.
What People
people wears
wear. colorful
clothes or
black suits,
women
wear
colorful
dresses and
men wear
mariachi
suits. It is
not
necessary,
but they can
choose
their own
clothes,
many
Mexicans
prefer to
wear casual
clothes.
From kids
to adults
wear
costumes,
included
mask,
especially
skulls.
What The main
people do. activity
during Day
of the Dead
is visited
the tombs
of the
family,
including
gathering
the goods
to be
offered to
the dead.
During the
three-day
period
families
usually
clean and
decorate
graves;
most visit
the
cemeteries
where their
loved ones
are buried
and
decorate
their graves
with altars,
which often
include
orange
Mexican
marigolds.
In modern
Mexico the
marigold is
sometimes
called Flor
de Muerto
(Flower of
Dead).
These
flowers are
thought to
attract
souls of the
dead to the
offerings.
Families will
also offer
trinkets or
the
deceased's
favorite
candies on
the grave.
This
holyday is a
little
similarly to
Halloween,
kids can
ask for
candies and
can use
costumes in
the night.
Why it is a It is
special important
celebration tradition
. because
people
remembere
d their
loved ones;
Mexican
families
have strong
bods, it is
an
important
tradition in
Mexico and
a way to
show
respect to
the
deceased

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Describe celebraciones con la estructura y el vocabulario requeridos.

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