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BORDERS GUIDE: DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS: TRADITIONS AND TRANSLATION

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In this lesson, students will view Día de los Muertos observances in East Los Angeles and in Teotitlán del Valle, Mexico, and examine the artistic traditions and the translations within and between the celebrations. Students will look within their own communities and consider the varied ways that loved ones are memorialized. In studio work, students will choose a subject and create a memorial assemblage with that subject as the theme.

Grade level: 9-12

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