This resource contains a fully editable, 70-slide Powerpoint presentation and a 30-question PowerPoint quiz on the Mexican Festival / Holiday of Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) which is celebrated on 1st and 2nd November. Day of the Dead is a time when Mexicans remember and honour their departed family members and friends.
Day of the Dead Presentation
The PowerPoint focuses on:
The Aztec origins of the Day of the Dead festival
The Mexican belief that life on earth is a preparation for the next world
The rituals and traditions of Day of the Dead
Building shrines and altars
Cleaning and decorating cemeteries and graves
The symbolism of marigolds, skulls, Katrina figures
Burning copal incense
Food and drink - Pan de muertos bread, tamale, pib, atole, pulque
Day of the Dead Quiz
This 30-question PowerPoint quiz is a fun way to check the pupils’ understanding of the traditions of the festival and the reasons why it is celebrated. Answers can be given either as you go along or at the end of the quiz. The answers can be found by clicking on the skull image at the bottom right-hand corner of each slide. There is also a sheet for pupils to record their answers.
Please note that the watermark on the preview images is not present on the resource itself. The resource can be found in the zip file when you download.
If you buy this resource and are pleased with your purchase, I would be extremely grateful if you could leave a review. As a token of appreciation, you can have a free resource of your choice up to the same value as your purchased resource. Just email email@example.com with your user name, the resource you have reviewed and the resource you would like for free.
Thinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this step-by-step guide:
It's good to leave some feedback.
Something went wrong, please try again later.
This resource hasn't been reviewed yet
To ensure quality for our reviews, only customers who have purchased this resource can review it
Report this resourceto let us know if it violates our terms and conditions.
Our customer service team will review your report and will be in touch.