Spanish Celebrations Teacher Resources

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Holidays in Hispanic Countries

For Students 6th - 9th
When do Hispanic countries celebrate Flag Day and other prominent holidays? Using the chart provided, beginning Spanish speakers practice writing the dates of select holidays in Spanish. An interesting way to review Spanish dates. 
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Purim | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Purim celebrates the Biblical story of Queen Ester, who saved all the Jews in Persia. Stage a celebration of this Jewish holiday with the help of a resource that includes a short, informative video and worksheets.
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Thanksgiving | All About the Holidays

For Students 2nd - 6th
What happens on the fourth Thursday in November? Thanksgiving! Watch a video that introduces young viewers to this American holiday.
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Color the Turkey!

For Students 2nd - 4th
Celebrate the season! Your elementary Spanish learners will love coloring in this turkey prior to Thanksgiving Day. Each part of the turkey has a designated color, but learners must match up the number associated with each part with its...
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Flag Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
Before celebrating Flag Day, find out how the national holiday came to be. A video sheds light on the involvements of Betsy Ross, Woodrow Wilson, the history of the flag, and examples of how we celebrate the holiday. 
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Dramatic Day of the Dead Designs

For Teachers 1st - 6th
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.
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Independence Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
How do your students celebrate Independence Day? Watch a short video about how the Founding Fathers designated the Fourth of July as an annual way to commemorate their newfound freedom.
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El Día del Trabajo

For Students 7th - 9th
Celebrate el Dia de Trabajo on September 1st, and honor all those who work in the United States. This four-paragraph reading passage provides background information on the holiday, and there are three comprehension questions that follow....
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¡Me Encanta el 4 de Julio!

For Students 6th - 8th
Let's celebrate! Have your beginning Spanish learners read the short paragraph about a boy and his family's Fourth of July tradition. There are five reading comprehension questions that follow, and a vocabulary matching activity. A great...
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El calendario notes guide

For Students 6th - 8th
A comprehensive note-taking guide for days of the week, months, seasons, dates, and holidays. Either design your lessons around this guide (so that learners fill it out as you teach), or consider distributing this as a review guide...
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Los Días Festivos y las Celebraciones de España y América Latina

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What do your language learners know about Spanish and Latin American holidays? Expand their knowledge with a group project that involves a written report and a presentation. The assignment sheet lists all of the specific details about...
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FIESTAS EN PERU

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders organize a Spanish celebration.
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Comparing Cultural Holidays

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners discover facts about the Mexican holiday, Day of the Dead. In this compare and contrast lesson, students explore Halloween and the Day of the Dead. Learners create an alter to memorialize a family member or friend that has...
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Mexican Holidays

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers celebrate Mexican holidays. In this global studies lesson, students collaborate to research the Day of the Dead and Cinco de Mayo. Middle schoolers present their findings about the holidays and host classroom celebrations.
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Making an Altar for the Day of the Dead

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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Days of the Dead: A Mexican Celebration

For Teachers 8th
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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Everybody Fiesta: A Unit on Hispanic Celebrations

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Students examine the various types of celebrations in the Hispanic culture. Using the internet, they research customs and traditions of the culture and identify important members of society who are hispanic. They are also introduced to...
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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners study Cinco de Mayo. They discuss words associated with Cinco de Mayo and review the events surrounding the Battle of Puebla. They compare the lives and careers of the President of the U.S. and the President of Mexico. They...
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El Dia de Los Muertos

For Teachers 8th - 10th
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...
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Feliz Día de las Madres

For Students 3rd - 7th
Why is your mom great? Young Spanish speakers of all levels help celebrate Mother's Day by writing their mom a short thank-you paragraph. Decorative writing template included. Consider giving your class some additional prompts to help...
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My Spanish Christmas

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders research Spanish Christmas customs on the interent and role play in their writing their findings in an essay. They teacher provides a list of web addresses for the students to locate information on and from that their...
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The Importance of Music in the Life of the Aztec People

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners comprehend that societies are diverse and have changed over time. They relate music to various historical and cultural traditions. They investigate the various reasons-celebrations, rituals, and cermonies-for which the Aztecs...
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El Dia de Los Muertos: Mexican Celebrations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars research Spanish speaking individuals and the holiday, The Day of the Dead, using Internet and print resources. They orally present their research. Students engage in Mexican traditions by making either a lapida...
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Dia de los Muertos: Celebrating and Remembering

For Teachers K - 2nd
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...

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