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Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skulls
Students research information about the Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos), a major celebration in Mexican culture, and compare it to similar holidays in other cultures. They discover various folk arts and festive traditions associated with the Day of the Dead.
1st - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 15 Downloads
Dramatic Day of the Dead Designs
Students research customs and activities associated with the Mexican celebration of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Students then analyze their favorite aspects of the holiday and represent them in drawings with bilingual displays.
1st - 6th Social Studies & History 9 Views 10 Downloads
What is el Dia de los Muertos?
Students explore the Mexican celebration el Dia de los Muertos. In this Mexican celebration instructional activity, students discuss ways people in the US honor the dead. Students compare and contrast Mexican holidays and American holidays.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 12 Views 12 Downloads
Claycrete Calaveras - Dia de los Muertos
Students create skeletons to celebrate the Day of the Dead. In this visual arts lesson, students explore the importance of the Day of the Dead celebrations in the Mexican culture. They create skeletons and decorate them with paint, cloth, and other artistic medias.
3rd - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 88 Downloads
Mexico's Day Of The Dead
Students engage in a lesson that focuses upon the Mexican Day Of The Dead and how it is celebrated. They conduct research using different resources and create a drawing depicting the holiday with a tombstone, decorations, and an appropriate background.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 4 Views 4 Downloads
Day of the Dead ( Dia de los Muertos)
Students examine information about a previously chosen aspect of Day of the Dead and they evaluate a webpage analysis. They create a project about their aspect and prepare a presentation for the class. They complete a self-evaluation form on both themselves and their classmates.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 5 Views 57 Downloads
El Dia de Los Muertos
How does the Spanish culture view death? Gain the interest of your learners by showing them a skull (if you can get one). How is this Spanish celebration similar or different than Halloween? As an extension, you could dedicate a class period to actually celebrate it!
8th - 10th Languages 8 Views 17 Downloads
Day of the Dead
Learners create an art project based on the Day of the Dead. In this visual art lesson, students create Day of the Dead artwork and discuss the significance of the holiday. Learners use scratch paper in order to create their artwork and display it.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 10 Views 70 Downloads
Dancing Skeleton Puppets
Students study the Mexican holiday known as The Day of the Dead. In this holiday lesson plan, students study bones, listen to Tony Johnston's, Day of the Dead and learn on about the holiday. They listen to two more books before making puppets with a variety of art supplies.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 3 Views 27 Downloads
Day of the Dead Skulls
El Dia De La Muertos or Day of the Dead is a wonderful Mexican tradition that celebrates loved ones who have passed away. Children get a chance to create unique skulls out of clay, based on traditional designs. A wooden stylus is used to impress the designs into the clay; they are then painted and even fired.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 8 Views 10 Downloads
FOOD FOR THE ANCESTORS
Students identify the foods associated with the "Days of the Dead Celebration." They compare and contrast these foods to the foods associated with American celebrations and become familiar with the foods of Mexico and their relationship to the USDA Food Pyramid.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 25 Downloads
Latin American Film
Learners identify characteristics in a Latin American film. In this filmography lesson, students describe their favorite movies and the reasons why they like them. Learners are shown a short clip of a Latin American movie and discuss the location, actors, and dialogue.
1st - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Mexico's Day of the Dead
Students explore global culture by researching a Mexican holiday. In this Day of the Dead instructional activity, students read assigned text which discusses the view of death in several different cultures including the U.S. and Mexico. Students write a research paper discussing their own view of mortality.
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 38 Downloads
El Día de los Muertos
The Day of the Dead is an important part of Mexican culture and some other cultures around the world. Introduce your class to the altars of The Day of the Dead with an online activity. Class members follow the link and explore the altar for Barry White.
6th - 12th Languages 14 Views 18 Downloads
Day of the Dead
Students explore Day of the Dead, also called "Dia de los Muertos," which is a holiday (or festival) celebrated in Mexico, Ecuador, Guatemala, and other areas in Central and South America populated with the Latino ethnic background.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 45 Downloads