Hoy es 2 de noviembre del 2015. Warm Up : Espacio Cultural : Please be ready to start working on our film project. I will be giving the projects back to you and we will go over the questions. Project is due today at the end of the period. We will review and answer the questions on our “Día de los muertos “ project and turn it in today . 1.While watching the movie find elements related to Hispanic culture. Use those elements to create a vocabulary list. Example: bullfighting, mariachis, calaveritas… Provide 5 examples (3 points each). *..regarding clothing http://nationalclothing.org/21nationalclothing/america/mexico/18-traditional-mexicancostume-typical-pieces-of-clothing-in-mexico.html huipil,rebozo,sarape,charro,sombrero,botas Que Dios le Bendiga los churros: los bandidos: la bella muerte: el general: las soldaderas: 2. What is the meaning / purpose for the Hispanic celebration “Día de los muertos” (day of the dead)? Please provide an example / name of a celebration of the same meaning / purpose carry on by a different cultural / ethnic group. (15 points). The meaning is to remember the love ones who has passed away. “They believe that the gates of heaven are opened at midnight on October 31, and the spirits of all deceased children (angelitos) are allowed to reunite with their families for 24 hours. On November 2, the spirits of the adults come down to enjoy the festivities that are prepared for them. – “ papel picado altar charros decorations puerquito mexican cowboys churros piggy candles mexican pastry Using previous knowledge and scenes from the film: What is the mariachi’s job? In other words what do mariachis do for a living? AY AY AY, Mariachis play music and sing!!! Mariachi Flor de Toloache First American-Mexican-Asian Female Mariachi What role does family and tradition play in Hispanic life? Is it a central role? Yes / No? Why? Provide an example from the movie to support your response. Family is everything A basic feature of the Hispanic/Latino family is the extended family, which plays a major role in each family member's life. • strong bonds and frequent interaction among a wide range of kin. • Grandparents, parents, and children may live in the same household or nearby. • visit one another frequently. • cooperativeness • placing the needs of the family ahead of individual concerns. What happened at the Bull Arena? Why does Manolo say “is not ok to kill the bull”? Do you agree with Manolo’s decision? During the middle-ages it was a diversion for the aristocracy to torear on horse's back. That was called suerte de cañas. In 18th century this tradition was more or less abandoned and the poorer population invented the bullfight by foot. Francisco Romero was a key-figure in laying the rules for that new sport. Describe the setting in the Mexican “pueblito” shown in the film (architecture, colors, people clothing) Does it look like or is it similar to US small towns? Why? Why not? List some of the food, rituals, decorations prepared to celebrate el “Día de los Muertos” ( at least 3 ) • Calaveritas de azúcar (sugar skulls) • Pan de muertos (Mexican sweet bread) • Altares con flores (Floral arrangements) The painted “calaveritas” you turned in last week complete the 10 points to bring this project up to a 100 %. Hoy es 3 de noviembre del 2015. Warm Up : Espacio Cultural : Nicaragua.(Economy) Nicaragua’s economy is mainly focused on the agricultural industry. However, as the poorest country in Central America and the second poorest in the hemisphere, has widespread underemployment and poverty. Export commodities: Coffee, beef, shrimp and lobster, tobacco, sugar, gold, peanuts, textiles, and apparel. Import commodities: Consumer goods, machinery and equipment, raw materials, and petroleum products. 1. What is Nicaragua’s economy mainly based on? 2. Name some of Nicaragua’s export commodities. 3. Name some of Nicaragua’s import commodities. Hoy es 3 de noviembre del 2015. Warm Up : Espacio Cultural :Dominican Republic The Economy in the Dominican Republic. The Dominican Republic has long been viewed primarily as an exporter of sugar, coffee, and tobacco, but in recent years the service sector has overtaken agriculture as the economy's largest employer, due to growth in telecommunications, tourism, and free trade zones. 1.What does Dominican Republic export? 2.What sector has become bigger than agriculture? Why? La familia El papá La mamá El hermano mayor Esposo La Familia Esposa Hijas Hija Hijo In your notebook create a visual of your family composition using a brace map. Who is who?