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New Review Dia de los Muertos Educator Resource Guide
What are the origins of el Dia de los Muertos, and how is this tradition observed in contemporary celebrations? With a variety of lesson plans and suggested hands-on activities, here is an excellent resource to reference as you prepare to study the Day of the Dead with your class.
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
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
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
New Review Dia de los Muertos: Celebrating and Remembering
Help scholars understand the history, geography, traditions, and art of Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead. Find background information for your reference as well as a detailed cross-curricular lesson plan. Learners compare Halloween and Dia de los Muertos and assemble a paper calavera using images from the Internet or around your classroom.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
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
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
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
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
Dancing Skeleton Puppets
Young scholars study the Mexican holiday known as The Day of the Dead. For 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 English Language Arts
New Review El Dia de los Muertos
Celebrate the traditional Mexican holiday El Dia de los Muertos! Explore the intricate history behind the traditions, compare other cultural rituals honoring the dead, and create sugar skulls. Learners create a guide to their own family traditions and read informational text on Aztec and Mesoamerican beliefs.
1st - 8th Social Studies & History
New Review Día de los Muertos Teacher Packet
Learn about Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, through authentic vocabulary activities, creating Papel Picado, creating Calavera masks, and making skeleton puppets. Designed to be adaptable to many grade levels, you'll find background information as well as templates for these projects.
K - 12th Social Studies & History
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