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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 18 Views 19 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 22 Views 16 Downloads
What is el Dia de los Muertos?
Students explore the Mexican celebration el Dia de los Muertos. In this Mexican celebration lesson, students discuss ways people in the US honor the dead. Students compare and contrast Mexican holidays and American holidays. Students hear Mexican stories and discuss them.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 21 Views 23 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 12 Views 7 Downloads
Claycrete Calaveras - Dia de los Muertos
Learners 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 15 Views 90 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
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 24 Views 28 Downloads
El Día de los Muertos
Two topics are covered here: the Great Pyramid of Cholula and the Day of the Dead. Seven slides are dedicated to images of and information about the pyramid, and the remainder of the PowerPoint covers the Day of the Dead. Pupils can learn about the traditions surrounding the Day of the Dead through pictures and text written mostly in English.
6th - 12th Languages 6 Views 4 Downloads
Day of the Dead
Students 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. Students use scratch paper in order to create their artwork and display it.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 12 Views 71 Downloads
Dancing Skeleton Puppets
Students study the Mexican holiday known as The Day of the Dead. In this holiday lesson, 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 5 Views 27 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 10 Views 61 Downloads
Mexico's Day of the Dead
Students explore global culture by researching a Mexican holiday. In this Day of the Dead lesson, 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 8 Views 40 Downloads
Students complete a variety of activities in a unit about the art, culture, and traditions of Mexico. They read books about the Day of the Dead, create a skeleton puppet, and create a traditional Mexican tissue paper cutting. Students also examine the life of Frida Kahlo, and draw a self-portrait.
K Social Studies & History 4 Views 33 Downloads