Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) Culture & Activity Packet
Your students will work alongside La Catrina to prepare for and celebrate Día de los Muertos by learning important information about the holiday and completing 5 different activities to demonstrate their understanding.

In this 13 page packet, 8 pages are completely in Spanish, 4 pages are Spanish language activities with directions in English, and 1 page has discussion questions in English to accommodate teachers who may be using it with lower level classes.

Created for flexibility, this lesson can easily be broken down into smaller parts to use over several days or it can be used as one large 2 day lesson. It can be used individually, in groups, stations, or in a jigsaw format. There are many possibilities to suit every classroom situation.

This is a "ready to go" lesson, perfect for use with a substitute or to enjoy along with your students.

Included in this download:
-Día de los Muertos intro with La Catrina
-Information on the products & practices of Día de los Muertos
-Real photos of the Mexican celebration
-5 Activities
-Questions for Discussion (Higher Order Thinking)
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Created: Sep 12, 2015

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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