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Day of the Dead

Holidays & Events


Teens & Adults

The Day of the Dead may sound like a morbid holiday, but it is actually a happy Mexican festival that is becoming popular around the world. In this lesson, students learn about this interesting holiday that helps people remember and honor lost loved ones.

  • loved one
  • altar
  • gravesite
  • deceased
  • pass away
  • soul
  • prosperity
  • morbid
  • intangible
  • commercialized
  • confusing verbs (ensure/ assure/ insure)
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • grammar review
  • discussion questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)