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Educator Toolkit: Day of the Dead

YouTube Video (4 min 46 sec)

Dr. Diana Ruggiero explores 5 easy ways anyone can celebrate the Latin American holiday el Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead!

 

Spanish language PDF

A comprehensive guide to the history and customs of El Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead

 

 

English language PDF

A comprehensive guide to the history and customs of El Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead

 

 

ReadWorks Article Set (Short PDFs)
Introduction to Day of the Dead
History of Day of the Dead
Day of the Dead Altars
Day of the Dead in Bolivia
Day of the Dead in Guatemala
Day of the Dead in Mexico

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Thematic Book Bin: Day of the Dead

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Virtual Workshop: Teaching Day of the Dead (Video Recording)

Led by Dr. Diana Ruggiero of the University of Memphis, this live interactive workshop provided tools, activities, and other ideas for incorporating themes of Day of the Dead into classrooms. Recorded October 26, 2020.

 

Teaching Day of the Dead Lesson Plan PDF

Written by Dr. Diana Ruggiero (University of Memphis) for the CLAS educator workshop held virtually on October 26, 2020.

 

 

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