Week of Oct 31st thru Nov 4th 2016

Objective: Students will be able to compare/contrast American and Mexican cultural celebrations of Halloween and Day of the Dead.  Students will be able to use the target language to discuss the novel, Tumba.

EQ:  How do our celebrations express our cultural values?

Can Do Statements: (1) I can identify the differences between Halloween celebrations and Day of the Dead.  (2) I can compare and contrast the two.

Monday: Video on Day of the Dead; Answer basic questions about the holiday

Tuesday: Video 2 on Day of the Dead; Discuss differences in activities between Halloween and Day of the Dead.

Wednesday: Early release–2 of my Spanish 2 classes will not meet that day

Thursday: Introduction for the Novel Tumba

Friday: Blog post on cultural differences between how Americans celebrate Halloween and how families from Mexico celebrate Day of the Dead.

Materials: Chromebooks/YouTube/Paper/Pencil/Blogs

Evaluation: Blog post and class discussion

TEKS: b01.A.01, 01.A.02, 03; 01.A.04,05

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