Day of the Dead - anatomy of the altar of the dead. This poster shows the different elements of a Día de los Muertos altar and could be used to demonstrate to students if they were learning about it or were going to create their own altars as a project.
Day of the Dead: Nov. 1 Altar: Altars are used to welcome the ancestors' spirits into the home. It is also practice to visit the ancestral burial ground to celebrate with picnics and music. Interesting article on the subject from NPR