Día de los Muertos, Level 1 Unit Plan in Comprehensible Spanish

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7th - 12th
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Always great material- Wonderful way to connect students to this important cultural practice! Thank you!
Purchased this to supplement my current curriculum. Love the Venn Diagram activity- it worked great! Plan to use this as my DDLM curriculum next year.


If you're looking to share Día de los Muertos in Comprehensible Spanish for Level 1 students, look no further!

  • 5 days worth of step by step lesson plans, written for 50 minute periods.
  • A detailed Movie Talk script for the Día de los Muertos short film.
  • A slideshow of screenshots from the video
  • Links to videos demonstrating essential CI strategies included in the lesson plans: TPR, Movie Talk, Write & Discuss, PQA and games Screaming Ninjas and Siéntate.
  • A Slideshow of Personalized Questions and Answers for target structures: vive, se divierte and cree que
  • Instructions (and everything you need) for playing Screaming Ninjas and Running Dictation.
  • A slideshow Día de los Muertos guessing game
  • A Venn Diagram Reading Assessment
  • And a few extra goodies thrown in :)

***The 2020 update includes suggestions for adapting this unit for 100% digital instruction or a blended model with 4 new digital resources included***

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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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