Activity 1B: Halloween Venn Diagrams

Once students have been informed of the origins of Halloween, they will complete a Venn diagram illustrating similarities and differences between the original festivities and the present-day Halloween celebrations (see "Halloween Venn Diagram" sheet). Further, students may also complete a Venn diagram comparing and contrasting the Latin American celebration, El Día de los Muertos, with ancient and/or modern day Halloween.


Culture, Scottish, Irish, roman, death, Venn diagram, memorial, Halloween, All Hallow's Eve, All Saint's Day, Day of the Dead, El Dia de los Muertos, Hispanic, Celtic

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Give Your Bones A Break
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Lesson 1: Cultural Representation of Skeletons and Bones