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1. Links 1 and 2 are personal accounts of the authors’ experiences relating to Day of the Dead or the death of a loved one. You may read either story. In the space below, write a reader response. Imagine that you are speaking to the author as you write your comments and questions in response to the story. In one column, quote the section of the story that you are responding to. In the second column, write your response.
3. Read links 3 and 4, paying particular attention to the sections that refer to ways in which Mexicans honor their deceased loved ones in unique ways. Choose a real, legendary, or imaginary person or pet that you would like to honor in a Day of the Dead caja historia. In the space below, plan a scene that would uniquely honor your person or pet. Explain why you have chosen each element you have included in your scenes.