This file contains 3 readings related to Día de los Muertos. The first cultural reading is about the Monarch Butterfly migration. The second cultural reading is specifically about Day of the Dead. The third cultural reading is about All Saint's Day. This file is a PDF of a Google Doc. You can access an editable version of the Google Doc and the Slideshow to accompany through links available in the PDF.
A song activities are included. The song Calaverita by Santa Cecilia includes a short reading about the history of Day of the Dead, a pre-listening activity, and a cloze listening focused on vocabulary related to the Day of the Dead Celebration.
Also included are several additional video and internet resources to accompany the readings and extend the conversation. There are links to two Quizlet sets (one set and one diagram) related to the vocabulary of Día de los Muertos, and there are two Textivate links working with the text from the Día de los Muertos reading and the lyrics from Calaverita.