I have spent time creating my own Day of the Dead Unit for Spanish I-IV.
Each year we take 5 days off- or a week from normal routine to talk about day of the dead and celebrate.
All students love a good fiesta, right?
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Spanish I- Webquest wkst comparing Halloween to Day of the dead (day 1) then Rubrics and info sheets for their project learning: presentation or COMIDA
Spanish II- rubric and info sheets for their project based learning. List of FIFTEEN different project ideas from: Food, create your own Costume, make an ofrenda in class, create a bulletin board, write spanglish song, the list goes on.
Spanish III- we follow Teacher Discovery's Video, and play Bingo and learn some of the vocab terms.
Spanish IV- CREATE a full blown day of the dead fiesta. Provided are the COMMITTEES, info sheets and rubrics : presentation, Comida, Invitations and Bulletin board, Ceremony, and Decorations.