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Celebrations/Cultural Resources

Los Días de los Muertos
1. This article by Judy King explains how the Day of the Dead holiday is celebrated in Mexico. If you go to the subheading- traditions and customs- it describes some traditional ways people celebrate this holiday.

2. The Smithsonian Institute explains different aspects of Day of the Dead.

3. This video clip shows how the Days of the Dead are celebrated in Mexico.
4. This video clip shows how Mexican American families celebrate the Day of the Dead in Tucson, Arizona.

Flip Grid responses to Culture-   (Click on the link below to access the FlipGrid Video response)

Foods Around the World
Click on the country you would like learn about. It will tell you about the typical foods one can find in that country as well as some recipes to try.  http://www.foodbycountry.com/

This is a website that allows you to explore the foods of Central America.

Slideshow of Photos of Spanish Speaking Countries
    Click on the first letter of the Spanish Speaking country.  Scroll down until you find the Spanish Speaking country.  Click on the links provided to see photos of that country.

La Alhambra in Granada, Spain- This video from the BBC takes you on a tour of one of the most famous palaces in Granda, Spain.  Click on the link below to watch the video.

Costa Rican Wildlife
Here are  two video links that show some of the wildlife that can be seen in Costa Rica.

This link is a guide that helps explain some of the exotic wildlife that can be found in Costa Rica.

Discovery Ed video about Costa Rica

NatGeo article about rainforests-
Christmas Time and Three Kings Day in Spain
The tradition of "las uvas" in Spain's New Year's Eve- 

This video clip explains how people in Spain spend the holidays during the months of December and January

Edpuzzle Christmas and New Year's in Spain- 

Las Posadas y el Día de los Reyes Magos
Edpuzzle- Las Posadas in Mexico- Part One

Edpuzzle- Las Posadas in Mexico- Part Two

This video talks about a unique festival in Oaxaca, Mexico during the Christmas Season.

The power point  (below) gives a description of the different celebrations that occur during the months of December and January in Mexico.

Christmas in Costa Rica-

Flip Grid Response- La familia- (Click on the link below to access the Flip Grid video response(

Katherine Millar,
Dec 5, 2016, 5:19 AM