El Día de Muertos: Las calaveras de chilacayote (Printable + Digital)

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8th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
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The residents of Xochimilco practice the ancient tradition of carving chilacayotes to use as decorations during el Día de Muertos... and for a similar tradition to trick-or-treating! This product includes two versions of a reading about the calaveras de chilacayote, along with 1-page of comprehension activities to accompany each text.

These resources are provided as a printable PDF and in Paperless Google Slides format so that they can be used with ALL students, regardless of instructional setting. These readings are best suited for Level 2+ Spanish students.

This product is a collaboration between Nelly Andrade-Hughes of Comprendes Méndez Spanish Shop and Martina Bex of The Comprehensible Classroom.


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