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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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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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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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Pan de los Muertos

For Teachers 6th Standards
Accompany instruction and the celebration of El Dia de los Muertos with a loaf of Pan de los Muertos. Here, scholars measure ingredients precisely to create tasty bread, write a remembrance for someone who has passed away, and take part...
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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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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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Teach This Poem: "November 2: Día De Los Muertos" By Alberto Ríos

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
New ReviewScholars examine a colorful and detailed picture, then view an engaging video in preparation for reading the poem "November 2: Día De Los Muertos" by Alberto Ríos. Learners discuss their observations, feelings conveyed, and the...
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Dia de los Muertos: Honoring our Ancestors Through Community Celebration

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Oral storytelling has been an important part of every culture. The time-honored practice uses stories as a conduit for a culture's values and customs from one generation to the next. Keep the tradition going with a family interview...
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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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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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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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What is el Dia de los Muertos?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the Mexican celebration el Dia de los Muertos. In this Mexican celebration instructional activity, students discuss ways people in the US honor the dead. Students compare and contrast Mexican holidays and American...
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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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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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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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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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Claycrete Calaveras - Dia de los Muertos

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Learners 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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Dia de Los Muertos

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

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Young scholars 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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Mexican Folk Art: Sugar Skulls

For Teachers K - 5th
New ReviewScholars use their knowledge of color to create vibrant skulls for Día de los Muertos. A thoughtful discussion brings forth information about the special holiday. A review of cool colors and warm colors prepares learners for the creation...
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Dia de los Muertos

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners practice Spanish vocabulary and grammar while focusing on the cultural differences between Mexico and the United States. They demonstrate their knowledge of the holiday, Dia de los Muertos, by giving a presentation in Spanish.
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El Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders describe ways in which people in the United States remember and honor the dead. They identify the similarities and differences between El Dia de los Muertos, Memorial Day, and Halloween.

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