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Teaching Day of the Dead: From Aztec goddess worship to modern Mexican celebration

Day of the Dead: From Aztec goddess worship to modern Mexican celebration

Day of the Dead might sound like a solemn affair, but Mexico’s famous holiday is actually a lively commemoration of the departed.

Kirby Farah Lecturer of Anthropology, University of Southern California
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What ancient indigenous traditions are still practiced during modern Day of the Dead celebrations?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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