This 2-page file includes:
~A reading from the perspective of a 15-year-old boy in Mexico celebrating the day of the dead with his family. It is written in the first person present tense and is therefore suitable for beginning students of Spanish. The emphasis is on the cultural significance of this holiday. Reading includes a glossary of specialized vocabulary ~Also included: 8 reading comprehension questions in a CHOICE of English or Spanish.
Here is a video link for this celebration to show students: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqJ_8QQwtig
cempasúchil (marigold flowers)