Days of the Dead: A Mexican Celebration
Eighth graders examine the Days of the Dead celebration in Mexico. They discover the cultural makeup of the country. They examine the use of the skelton in this celebration and how it differs from our culture and draw one.
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Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos)
Young scholars examine information about a previously chosen aspect of Day of the Dead and they evaluate a webpage. They create a project about their aspect and prepare a presentation for the class. They complete evaluation form on both...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
Making an Altar for the Day of the Dead
No El Dia de los Muertos—or the Day of the Dead—celebration is complete without a traditional altar. Follow descriptive instructions to build, and choose items and symbols from various lists to create an altar fit to honor loved ones...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
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...
1st - 12th Social Studies & History