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Assignment Details

View detailed instructions for each phase of the Latin American Country assignment in Blackboard, in the Assignment/Tareas folder. SPANISH 101:  See "Assignments/Tareas" in Blackboard, and open "Lección 1" for an overview of the project, your country assignment, and information about El Día de los Muertos Altar displays; see Lección 4 for details about the mid-semester outline and citation forms and to submit the mid-semester assignments. SPANISH 102:  See Lección 5 for an overview of the project, your country assignment, and information about El Día de los Muertos Altar displays; see Lección 7 for details about the mid-semester outline and citation forms and to submit the mid-semester assignments.

Learn about Altar Displays

Suggested Resources


Additional Resources:

  • Need inspiration for your El Día de los Muertos altar display? Scan this Pinterest Board or look for others.

Papel Picado (Cut Tissue Paper)

Learn to make papel picado with these step-by-step instructions and printable templates.

Learn to make papel picado by watching this how-to video.

Just for Fun

Poster Art for the film, Coco.In this feature film, a child journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse.

This highly acclaimed film reflects some of the beliefs and includes some family activities associated with the Day of the Dead / Día de los Muertos.

Access to the film is provided by the QVCC Library through Swank Digital Campus and requires QVCC log in authentication using your NetID and password. 

 

For fun and learning...

To watch Coco - click here and sign into the CSCU Portal.

Helpful Websites on the Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead ( Overview)

Mexico’s Celebration of Life: The Day of the Dead | Festivals