Start Your Día de los Muertos Unit by Sharing the Holiday’s Origins!
Calaveras, la Catrina, and papel picado are just a few symbols related to Aztec history seen in the artwork and celebrations of the Día de los Muertos holiday. This PDF presentation analyzes the legends, history, and symbols of the ancient Aztecs. Students will understand the “why” behind the “what” of this holiday by the end of the presentation. Each slide is in Spanish in the preterite tense, with the English translation included, and difficult words defined, in the notes. Plus, each slide has a beautiful image that supports the description!
©2018. SP. Intermediate. PDF presentation, 30 slides.