Week 14: October 26-October 30
This week was a great opportunity for my Spanish classes to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) which is a time honored tradition of honoring one’s ancestors by setting up an ofrenda with their pictures, candles and favorite foods. In Spanish 1 & 2 we completed a packet for the movie Coco, learned vocabulary related to Dia de los Muertos and watched the movie Coco on Thursday and Friday. My third hour class also participated in a Door Decorating Contest for Red Ribbon Week and we won 1st place! Some students from 5th and 7th hour also helped out with the project by coloring alebrijes (spirit animals). We integrated both Red Ribbon Week and Dia de los Muertos into our door decoration theme. During Red Ribbon Week, all of the students in the school and online made either a red ribbon or a red handprint and made a commitment to say no to drugs.