Day of the Dead Reading Comprehension Part 2 - Las preparaciones

Day of the Dead Reading Comprehension Part 2 - Las preparaciones
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  1. Prepare a cultural thematic unit and save with a Day of the Dead Activity Bundle. Includes a variety of vocabulary building, reading comprehension and activities for verbal and written communication.Day of the Dead Introductory Activities(Spanish 1 and above language learner level, Immersion and He
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Day of the Dead reading comprehension text about one of Latin America’s most unique celebrations. The article provides detail and expands on the practices of this very special observance in Mexico (Approximates intermediate learner level of the World-Readiness Standards For Learning Languages). The text can be utilized as one complete unit or divided into individual mini-lessons of information and discussion.

What is included:

  • 3-part reading comprehension (in Spanish only - 2nd year and above language learner levels, Immersion and Heritage speaker)
  • Bilingual Word Bank
  • Reading comprehension cloze activity
  • Four question & response fill-in worksheets (open-ended – verbal and written communication or testing. In Spanish only)
  • Notetaking vocabulary organizers
  • Answer keys (formatted for display on document camera or smartboard)
  • One week daily lesson suggestions (verbal and written communication, optional class discussion)
  • Lesson suggestions and instructions for a thematic unit
  • Teacher resources; books and websites

This is a stand-alone product and is easy to implement as a teacher-guided, individual, paired or whole class activity. If you would like to expand on this introductory material with a more comprehensive Day of the Dead unit and vocabulary and activities, the reading comprehension will coordinate with any of my other related resources below.

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31 pages
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