Virtual Field Trip: Day of the Dead
⭐️Let’s all take a field trip! In this Virtual Field Trip, students will go to Mexico City to learn about the history, culture, and traditions behind Day of the Dead or Dia de Los Muertos! This virtual field trip contains embedded videos, images, reading passages, exercises, writing activities, and more.
⭐️This resource integrates a variety of social studies, reading skills, and critical thinking. Students also complete reading and writing assignments along with watching videos and a craft. Incorporates key reading comprehension, writing, multimedia, and more.
⭐️Perfect educational activity for Halloween to teach students about another culture.
*Please note: This resource includes YouTube videos, so ensure you and your students have access to YouTube before purchasing. Although great care has been taken to ensure all content is appropriate for the stated grade levels, each classroom is unique and it is recommended that teachers review all content prior to use. This resource uses links to third party content that may be changed or removed by the content owner. Links are reviewed regularly; however, if you find a broken link, please let me know so I can update the resource accordingly.
✏️Google Slides Format – This interactive format is perfect for distance learning. Slides are interactive and can be used as a fun and engaging exercise within the classroom or remotely.
✏️Engaging Interactive Maps & Virtual Video Tours – Interactive maps & virtual video tours take students inside the action.
✏️Reading Comprehension – Integrates key reading skills like compare & contrast, multimedia, multiple sources, and more.
✏️Writing – Virtual field trip helps students understand more about the world around them and uses writing prompts to explore their reactions and ideas.
Field Trip Map
Day of the Dead
The Legend of the Cempasuchil Flower
Craft: Paper Picado
Day of the Dead Makeup
Compare & Contrast Day of the Dead and Halloween
Spanish/ English Dictionary
*Answer key included
Take a closer look at what this resource looks like in this video preview.
This resource is suitable for the following grade levels:
- 2nd & 3rd Grade: With teacher modeling, whole class, or small groups.
- 4th & 5th Grade: Independent for on-level students.
Time to Complete:
This virtual field trip takes approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete. The time it takes to complete can vary based on your students. It can be completed in one session or broken up into multiple sessions.
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