Enjoy the El Día de los Muertos Guatemala Video with Your Students
Experience el Día de los Muertos in Guatemala with Marielos, a girl from Guatemala, and Lorenzo, a boy from the United States, and discover the importance of this family tradition. Join these high school-age students as they attend a Mayan shaman ceremony in Iximche; see the famous kite festival in Sumpango; visit Chichicastenango; learn about altar customs in Antigua; and taste fiambre in Santiago, Zamora. Lorenzo gets an up-close look at the enormous kites and discovers their deep traditional purpose when he meets up with a group of teens making one for the festival.
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©2010. 25 minutes. English with Spanish vocab and subtitles. Beginning. Middle school, high school. Not rated.
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The activity packet includes activities designed to help support vocabulary reinforcement, classroom discussions, and cultural awareness. Reproducible activities that take the video lesson one step further include word puzzles, matching, fill in the blank, video bingo, vocabulary, a cookbook exercise, interesting facts, family life, creative writing, comprehension lessons, and more!
©2011. English with Spanish vocabulary. Beginning. Middle school, high school. Reproducible.
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