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100 Años Posada y su Catrina

Educator Guide

Grades 6–8, Grades 9–12
Posada Catrina

Summary:

The 100 Años de Posada y Su Catrina Educator Guide offers teachers a range of resources to choose from and integrate into their regular classroom curriculum. The Educator Guide includes resources such as background information, activities, student handouts, a list of resources on Posada and images from NMMA exhibitions.

Lesson Overview:

Grades 6th-12th


National Standards Addressed

  • Anchor Standards for College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Reading CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R. 2 ,6 ,7 , 9.
  • Anchor Standards for College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Speaking and Listening, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.1 ,2.
  • Anchor Standards for History/Social Studies - Grade 6-8,  CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.1 ,2.
  • Anchor Standards for History/Social Studies - Grade 9-10  CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.9-10.1 ,2 ,6, 9.
  • Anchor Standards for History/Social Studies -Grade 11-12 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.1 ,2 ,6 , 7.


Essential Questions:

Students will be able to:

  1. What is the function of satire or comedy? How is it useful?
  2. What do the people who celebrate Day of the Dead value? How can you tell?
  3. How do different people perceive the subject of Death?


Objectives:

  • Draft and Write a poem based on subject matter.
  • Produce a print, using printmaking techniques.
  • Investigate artistic process and complete a planning process to create their own original work based on Posadas Biography.


Key Vocabulary:

  • Printmaking
  • Ofrenda 
  • Calavera
  • Satire
  • Negative Space



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