‚ÄčThis presentation about the Days of the Dead ws presented in class to students the fifth and sixth graders as an arts intergretion for the school year 2009-2010. Students and their families of all grade levels can use this information to further enrich their cultural understanding of the Days of the Dead.

Students are working on creating ofrendas from shoeboxes to pay tribute to a departed relative, historical or famous person whom they admire.
Students conducted thier own research or interviewed family members to collect biographical information about the person that they are paying tribute to.

Supplies:
Shoe boxes
pictures or obituaries of the departed person
minature items e.g. food or pictures of food (if available)
minature toys (if available)
flowers (if available)
glitter
assorted papers

I have been collecting some of these items