Free Day of the Dead Lesson Plans and Activities
by National Hall of Fame Educator Alan Haskvitz
http://www.findingdulcinea.com/features/profiles/h/alan-haskvitz.html

This holiday is an excellent way to expose students to culture using a variety of methods. Makes an excellent compare and contrast activity when you use a holiday from another culture. This site has some good ideas to use in that regard
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/programs/mexicanholidays/

Day of the Dead lesson plan
For elementary, a mini lesson
http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/Byrnes-celebrations/Day.html

Elaborate lesson plan for upper elementary and middle school
http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?id=740

This is a download for primary, elementary. Very nice packet.
http://www.azcentral.com/ent/dead/teachers/teacherpacket_edited.pdf

Other Mexican Holidays
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/programs/mexicanholidays/
Link page
http://holidays.mrdonn.org/dayofthedead.html
Images, photos, art
http://www.mexconnect.com/mex_/feature/daydeadindex.html
Videos
http://archive.azcentral.com/ent/dead/video/
Cinco de Mayo activities to compare
http://www.theteacherscorner.net/seasonal/cinco-de-mayo/index.htm
Cinco de Mayo resources
http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans/holidays/cincodemayo/

http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/cinco-de-mayo/index.html

Large unit of study for elementary with word wall and more lessons. Cinco de Mayo oriented.
http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/Byrnes-celebrations/cincodemayo.html

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