by Ballet Folklórico de Sacramento
¡Feliz Navidad! Experience the joy of Christmas with Latin American flair in this exciting culturally rich performance for students. Celebrate the folkloric dance and music traditions of Mexico with a delightful holiday performance for students of all ages and cultures. A rainbow of shimmering color on stage, Posada Navideña will charm your students with Mexico’s seasonal customs and traditions.
COMMON CORE STANDARDS EASILY APPLIED IN YOUR CLASSROOM:
- 2.RL.2: Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
- 9-10.RL.3: Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.
- 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.
“My students loved the beautiful dancing.”
–1st grade teacher, Roseland Creek Elementary
“The show was primarily in Spanish which is unlike any other show in the education series.”
–7th-8th grade teacher, Mark West Charter School
Friday, December 11, 2015
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