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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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El Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Educational Activity Guide

For Students 6th - 12th
Here's a must-have activity guide for any celebration of El Dia de Los Muertos. The colorfully 56-page packet is packed with historical background, information about Mesoamerican cultures, images of the works of famous artists, and...
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Day of the Dead Educational Activity Guide

For Students 6th - 12th
Looking for ideas to help celebrate The Day of the Dead? A 20-page packet includes a history of El Dia de los Muertos, notes on the many worldwide celebrations honoring the dead, and seven activities. A great way to bring this colorful...
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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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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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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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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 lesson, students read assigned text which discusses the view of death in several different cultures including the U.S. and Mexico. Students write a...
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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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Dia De Los Muertos (Day Of The Dead)—A Brief Explainer

For Students 4th - 8th
A fast pace and engaging graphics make up an informative video detailing the ins and outs of the holiday, El Dia De Los Muertos.
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Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) - A Cultural Holiday: Color Exploration of Warm and Cool Colors

For Teachers 3rd
New ReviewYoung artists examine pictures from and discuss the holiday Día de los Muertos. The symbolic skull showcases the use of warm and cool colors. Color exploration allows learners to use coordinating colors to create two paper...
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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, 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 puppets...
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Day of the Dead

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers 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...
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Day of the Dead (Printable Craft)

For Students K - 6th
Cut, color, and build are the skills scholars use to create a paper dapper skeleton, or La Calavera Catrina, in honor of El Dia de los Muertos.
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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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The Day of the Locust Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
For this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Nathanael West's The Day of the Locust. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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A Digital Reimagining of Gettysburg

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Why would Robert E. Lee order Pickett's Charge, an action that changed the course of the Civil War? Geographer and historian Anne Knowles uses digital technology to explain what she thinks is the missing piece in trying to understand...
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In the Time of the Butterflies Packet

For Students 8th - 12th
Considering using Julia Alvarez's In the Time of the Butterflies? Here's a resource designed to be used before and during a reading of her powerful story of the murder of the Mirabal sisters. Included in the packet is a vocabulary list,...
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The Homecoming of Odysseus

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The winding, incredible, seemingly never-ending adventure of Odysseus can be overwhelming to young readers. An engaging audio version of Homer's Odyssey introduces listeners to the fundamentals of the story without Homer's elevated...
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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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Latin American Film

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students identify characteristics in a Latin American film. In this filmography activity, students describe their favorite movies and the reasons why they like them. Students are shown a short clip of a Latin American movie and discuss...
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FOOD FOR THE ANCESTORS

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students identify the foods associated with the "Days of the Dead Celebration." They compare and contrast these foods to the foods associated with American celebrations and become familiar with the foods of Mexico and their relationship...
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Tilt of Earth's Axis and the Four Seasons

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Geometry meets earth science as high schoolers investigate the cause and features of the four seasons. The effects of Earth's axis tilt features prominently, along with both the rotation of the earth about the axis and its orbit about...
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Irony in "The Gift of the Magi"

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Use O. Henry's ubiquitous tale of love and poverty to explore irony. After reading the story, middle schoolers identify examples of all three kinds of irony in the story. With partners, they brainstorm original examples of irony. Then...
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Examining Primary Sources: Rudyard Kipling, “The White Man’s Burden” (1899)

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Combine literature and history with the poem "The White Man's Burden" by Rudyard Kipling. Pupils read the poem and answer four questions about the text. 

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