Podcast: Day of the Dead
America’s Newest Holiday
Today’s podcast features a reading from our intermediate Holidays & Events lesson plan about the Day of the Dead. In this lesson, students read about a traditional Mexican holiday honoring loved ones who have passed away. Students discuss how holidays become commercialized, and learn about UNESCO’s effort to preserve cultural rituals.
To see the full transcript and use the ready-made lesson plan in class, log in to ESL Library and choose our Holidays & Events section.
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