Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is one of the most popular holidays in Mexico and has quickly become popular in other parts of the world. Dia de los Muertos is on November 1 and November 2. This writing activity and collaborative poster focuses on Mexican cultural traditions and features sugar skulls -both offered in English and Spanish! This creative and beautiful resource contains a student writing prompt, opportunities for collaboration, a bulletin board for cultural studies, and some nonfiction research your students can complete using online tools or with your own texts.
This Day of the Dead collaborative poster is triple the fun with the combination of coloring, creativity, cultural reflection, collaborative poster group work! All inspired by promoting multicultural backgrounds, cultural traditions and symbols, Mexican culture, and the arts. Students will collaborate to assemble the poster for your classroom wall, bulletin board, classroom door, hallway, lobby, or library. Great for October and November, multicultural studies, celebrating Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead. Watch students and staff stop and look at your Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead poster…it is eye-catching!
Dia de los Muertos poster includes assembly instructions and helpful tips to make it even better! You will only need to print this one time per class! That’s it. The collaboration poster project is a perfect size to laminate. You will choose English, Spanish, or without a prompt.
You’ll love watching your students collaborate. The activity is designed for students to communicate and work together. Encourage your students to find class members with poster pieces near their own to create their masterpiece.
★ Explicit and complete directions from start to finish
★ An optional row of pieces in the event you have more students
★ A writing activity focusing on “Dia De Los Muertos is about celebrating life. Give three examples of the traditions associated with the holiday.” -This prompt comes in both English and Spanish
★ Dia de los Muertos coloring page
★ Pieces for your students to color and complete the writing response
★ The poster also comes without the writing prompt.
Recommended supplies needed: crayons, colored pencils, scissors, tape or stapler
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Created by Danielle Knight, © Study All Knight, The Knight Stuff, LLC
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