Though anchored in local Roman Catholic traditions, many of the religious beliefs and symbols of
Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities, Worksheets, Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities, Worksheets
Date Posted: 10/22/2008
This online exhibition provides information that will help students learn the origins of the Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), how it was been celebrated traditionally and how it is being celebrated now. The exhibition includes links to online resources as well as printable classroom-ready resources including: a fact sheet, lesson plans for grades K-2 and 6-8, and a user's guide that includes the text of the online exhibition, more lesson ideas and instructions for making decorations for the celebration. Also included is an online interactive in which students can decorate their own virtual altar.