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Help your students gain an understanding of the cultural, historical, and religious significance of El Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), one of the most misunderstood holidays around the world. Many people believe it’s just “Mexican Halloween.” Through activities, games, PowerPoints, videos, and research, they will begin to develop a deeper understanding of the celebration and learn some of the basic practices.
Part of cultural awareness is gaining an understanding of the values, attitudes, beliefs, and experiences of other societies. We need our students to understand and accept cultural differences.
In This Product
Product 1 Lesson and Guided Notes
50 slide animated, interactive PowerPoint with editable text
Guided Notes, editable, Word and PDF format
Initial Reaction worksheet
Final thoughts worksheet
Product 2 Vocabulary
Día de los Muertos Crossword Puzzle with answer key (.docx and .pdf)
Día de los Muertos Bingo (.pptx and .pdf) (Colored, Black and White, images, Spanish words, English words)
Exploring El Día de los Muertos Vocabulary Worksheet with answer key and links (.docx and .pdf)
Día de los Muertos Vocabulary Matching Worksheet with answer key (.docs and .pdf)
Día de los Muertos Vocabulary List (.docx and .pdf)
Día de los Muertos Vocabulary List with Definitions (.docx and .pdf)
Día de los Muertos Vocabulary Cards Large – sets of 3: Spanish Word, Definition/Information, and English Word (.docx and .pdf)
Día de los Muertos Vocabulary Cards Small – sets of 3: Spanish Word, Photo, and English Word) (.docx and .pdf)
Día de los Muertos Vocabulary PowerPoint (.pptx and .pdf)
Día de los Muertos Vocabulary PowerPoint without definitions (.pptx and .pdf)
Product 3 Exploring
Intitial reaction Written Response (.docx and .pdf) 2 pages
Exploring Día de los Muertos Information Worksheet with suggested websites for each question (.docx and .pdf) 5 pages
Exploring Día de los Muertos Information Worksheet with list of suggested websites (.docx and .pdf) 5 pages
Compare and contrast table Día de los Muertos Halloween and Memorial Day (.docx and .pdf) 1 page
Compare and contrast table Día de los Muertos and Halloween (.docx and .pdf) 1 page
Venn Diagram and Written Response Comparing and Contrasting Halloween, Memorial Day, and Día de los Muertos (.pptx and .pdf) 3 pages
Venn Diagram and Written Response Comparing and Contrasting Día de los Muertos and Halloween (.pptx and .pdf) 3 pages
Task Cards with Answer Key (.pptx and .pdf) 17 pages
Project ideas (.docx and .pdf) 4 pages
Final Thoughts Written Response (.docx and .pdf) 2 pages
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