Halloween and Day of the Dead
Students access a variety of Halloween and Day of the Dead themed websites. They locate information on the history of America's Halloween celebration and Mexico's Day of the Dead. They compare and contrast the two holidays and read scary stories.
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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...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
What is el Dia de los Muertos?
Young scholars 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. Young scholars compare and contrast Mexican holidays and...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Lesson Plans for High School Teachers at Halloween
Bring some ghostly literature into your English classroom! Witches or The Raven will get your lesson started! After reading or listening to one of the suggested excerpts, learners write a scene from the text and perform it during the...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History