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10 resources with the keyterm dia de los muertos

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El Día de los Muertos

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The Day of the Dead is an important part of Mexican culture and some other cultures around the world. Introduce your class to the altars of The Day of the Dead with an online activity. Class members follow the link and explore the altar...
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Dia de los Muertos

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Dia de los Muertos is an important holiday in Mexico, Spain, and Brazil. This video shares different facts and a brief history of the holiday.
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El Día de los Muertos

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skulls

For Teachers 1st - 12th
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...
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Facts of Halloween

For Teachers 7th - 9th
From Catholicism to candy corn, this presentation has it all when it comes to Halloween. The history of the holiday is discussed in these slides, as is the stories behind seasonal traditions (trick-or-treating, jack-o-lanterns). The...
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Claycrete Calaveras - Dia de los Muertos

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
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,...
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Celebrating the Day of the Dead

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the artwork of the Indo-Hispanic holiday of Day of the Dead. They view images, define key vocabulary terms, and plan and create a two- and three-dimensional sculptural figure.
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A Cultural Celebration

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students explore the Mexican ritual of Dia de Los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead. They make sugar skulls using math measurement and artistic expression and become more aware of this Mexican holiday.
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Dia de Los Muertos

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students construct concept maps after reading an article. In this Dia de Los Muertos activity, students read about the celebration in Spanish and create concept maps explaining what they learned. Students share with their peers.
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Halloween and Day of the Dead

For Teachers 1st - 6th
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...