Coco: Celebrating the Dead
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This animation explains the history behind the Mexican holiday, Día de los Muertos, and illustrates how it is celebrated.

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  1. How is the Day of the Dead celebrated?
  2. What does the Day of the Dead celebrate?
  3. Why is this holiday about the dead a happy one?

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This clip is associated with the following standards:
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain when, where, and why the Spanish established settlements and Catholic missions in Texas as w...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify important events and issues related to European colonization of Texas, including the establ...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the characteristics of Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student understands the characteristics and impact of the Maya, Inca, and Aztec civilizations. T...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain how the Inca and Aztec empires were impacted by European exploration/colonization.

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