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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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Day of the Dead

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create an art project based on the Day of the Dead. In this visual art lesson, students create Day of the Dead artwork and discuss the significance of the holiday. Students use scratch paper in order to create their artwork and...
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Mexico's Day Of The Dead

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students engage in a lesson that focuses upon the Mexican Day Of The Dead and how it is celebrated. They conduct research using different resources and create a drawing depicting the holiday with a tombstone, decorations, and an...
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Day of the Dead Skulls

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
El Dia De La Muertos or Day of the Dead is a wonderful Mexican tradition that celebrates loved ones who have passed away. Children get a chance to create unique skulls out of clay, based on traditional designs. A wooden stylus is used to...
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Dancing Skeleton Puppets

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students study the Mexican holiday known as The Day of the Dead. In this holiday lesson plan, students study bones, listen to Tony Johnston's, Day of the Dead and learn on about the holiday. They listen to two more books before making...
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Days of the Dead

For Students 4th - 12th
Become informed about the holiday, El Dia de los Muertos—also known as the Day of the Dead—with an in-depth presentation that explores its worldly history, meaning, traditional decorations, food, clothing, and rituals. 
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Day of the Dead Lesson Plans

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Day of the Dead lesson plans can provide a meaningful exploration of the holiday and its importance.
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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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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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Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos)

For Teachers 8th - 10th
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...
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Mexico's Day of the Dead

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore global culture by researching a Mexican holiday. In this Day of the Dead activity, students read assigned text which discusses the view of death in several different cultures including the U.S. and Mexico. Students write...
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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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Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

For Students K - 8th
El Día de los Muertos is a sacred day of remembrance for Mexican and Mexican-American family members. Introduce beginning Spanish speakers to the sights, sounds, and symbols of el Día de los Muertos with an engaging song and coloring sheet.
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El Dia de los Muertos

For Students 1st - 8th
Celebrate the traditional Mexican holiday El Dia de los Muertos! Explore the intricate history behind the traditions, compare other cultural rituals honoring the dead, and create sugar skulls. Learners read informational text on Aztec...
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Dia de Los Muertos

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
To honor El Dia de los Muertos, scholars work together to create Day of the Dead displays—paper sugar skulls and banners—that bring a festive and memorable flare to the classroom.  
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Dead Poets Society

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Do you march to the beat of your own drum? Scholars embark on a journey of individuality through a short video clip from the film Dead Poets Society. The sixth installment in a series of 17 character education activities examines the...
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Dia de los Muertos Educator Resource Guide

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
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...
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Day of the Dead

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this Day of the Dead learning exercise, students match vocabulary words representing the Day of the Dead with their definitions. Students match 9 words to their definitions.
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Opposite Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Opposite Day instructional activity, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, unscramble the words, sequencing, unscramble the...
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World Fairy Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this World Fairy Day activity, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, unscramble the words, sequencing, unscramble the sentences, write...
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Day of the Dead

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study the Mexican celebration of Day of the Dead. They view a video and research questions on the Internet. They synthesize the information from the websites and the topic for their RAFT writing assignment. They write their...
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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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Why Is Snake Venom So Deadly?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Ignoring the resource isn't deadly, but it's still not a good idea. Scholars watch a video in the ACS Reactions series to learn about snake venom. It covers hemotoxic, cytoxic, neurotoxic, and proteolytic venoms.
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On This Day: The Soviet Counteroffensive during the Battle of Stalingrad

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The Battle of Stalingrad cost anywhere from one to two million lives over the course of months. Using a propaganda clip from the Office of War Information and video segments from experts on the battle, individuals consider why the deadly...

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