Day of the Dead: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

They would offer fruits, they would offer vegetables, they would offer gifts to those who have passed on. They would bury them and in the Aztec Empire it was really common to really respect the dead for everything that they’ve done for us in the past life.
Near the 1500s, Spanish colonizers came into Mexico and conquered the Aztec Empire and they brought a lot of the Catholic views into Mexico…

Comprehension questions