by Compañia Mazatlán Bellas Artes
¡Feliz Navidad! ‘Tis the season to celebrate the folkloric dance and music traditions of Mexico with a delightful performance for students of all ages and cultures. A rainbow of shimmering color on stage, Posada Navideña will charm your students with Mexico’s unique holiday customs and traditions.
CALIFORNIA COMMON CORE STANDARDS EASILY APPLIED IN YOUR CLASSROOM:
- 4.RL.2: Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
- 8.RL.3: Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
- 11-12.RL.2: Determine two or more themes or central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text.
Lesson Plan Idea: What other holidays are celebrated in Latino culture, besides Christmas and Cinco de Mayo? Students choose one and share their research with the class.
“They now have a picture of what December festivities look like in some Spanish speaking countries.”
—5th grade teacher, St. Eugene’s Cathedral School
Friday, December 19, 2014
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