El Día de Muertos » Day of the Dead Readings and more in Spanish

Grade Levels
6th - 10th
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40 pages
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Teach your students about El Día de Muertos--all in Spanish! These Day of the Dead lesson plans are the most popular and highest rated plans available on TpT. Here's why:

These readings, slideshows, and additional activities will simultaneously share the joy of El Día de Muertos and continue your Novice Mid+ Spanish learners' progress toward language acquisition. There are enough plans for 5 days of lessons, depending on the length of your class periods.

The plans include

  • A three-level embedded reading
  • Three short videos to use
  • A detailed MovieTalk script with simplified reading and activities
  • A slideshow describing elements of the celebration in Spanish
  • An online storybook
  • A song with lyrics activity
  • An infographic webquest
  • A writing activity
  • Craft ideas
  • Link to additional resources
  • Step-by-step instructions for using the resources provided
  • A Caretaker letter that you can share with caretakers who are concerned about studying this celebration - it explains the history of the celebration and provides them with translated versions of all discussion questions and texts
  • Paperless versions of all activities

All materials are provided in PDF format.



Total Pages
40 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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