I hold close to my heart and in my soul those good old days of November when I, as a child, and would help my abuelita ,grandmother, commemorate our loved ones who had passed away. Beginning in October I would ask:
- “Abuelita, when will we go to the market to buy the papel picado"(paper with c...
This space is intended for the exchange of classroom activities, projects and ideas for the Day of the Dead, submitted by teachers. We sincerely thank all the teachers that have sent in their ideas!
Every year, we assign our Spanish 2 students (with a partner) to create an ofrenda in dedication t...
Hay más tiempo que vida
There is more time than life.
Hierba mala nunca muere.
Bad weed never dies.
Se me subió el muerto.
The deceased climbed on me! Which means: “It really scared me!”
Ya ni en la paz de los sepulcros creo.
I don’t even believe in the peace of the tombs anymore....
Halloween, as it is celebrated in the United States, is a holiday, which derived from the Druids, a learned and priestly class that existed in Roman times. Little is known about these people except that they were an elaborate political and religious organization, and that they worshiped many gods...
Click on the pictures to enlarge. Then print each one.
Cut the parts of the skeleton.
Punch holes where directed, and join the head, arms, hands, legs and feet.
Join together and fasten with thread passed through the holes and knotted ...
La víspera de la conquista de México-Tenochtitlan por Hernán Cortés y su ejército español, estuvo plagada de presagios que Miguel León Portilla enumera en el libro Visión de los vencidos. Basado en códices y memorias de ese periodo, Portilla describe a una mujer, a quien los mex...