Bringing culture to the classroom

Bringing culture to the classroom for Día de los Muertos


Skulls, flowers, music and food; there’s something for everyone in a Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead, celebration.

Born from thousand-year-old traditions, this predominately Mexican celebration honors ancestors and loved ones who have passed away with colorful and lively celebrations.

Spanish 10 & 20 celebrated in participated in these educational learning opportunities by research projects, the study & unit of the movie Coco, creating their own cempasúchil and decorated their own calaveras.






Spanish 20 Research project on Día de los Muertos



Author: Krista Gates

Hello! Hola! My name is Krista Gates. I have a been a teacher with Regina Public Schools for the past 13 years. I teach high school French Immersion Language Arts 9 & Spanish 10, 20 & 30. I am passionate about student engagement, languages, educational technology and travel. I am a proud mom to Madison and Connor. I am currently working on my third Master's at the University of Regina. B.Ed., M.Ed. MC.

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