December 31, 2018

We are wrapping up our study of celebrations in Guatemala this week by looking at Christmas traditions in Guatemala.  We have talked about "Posadas"- going door to door looking for shelter ("Posada") and finally finding a house that will let you in for a big party with...

December 18, 2018

We are continuing our study of celebrations in Guatemala by talking about Independence Day.  We have watched videos that show that Guatemalan Independence Day celebrations are very similar to how we might celebrate the 4th of July in the United States.  There are typic...

December 11, 2018

We have talked about "Día de los Muertos" (Day of the Dead) in class before, but we usually talk about the Mexican version of this celebration.  Mexicans go to cemeteries and decorate the graves of their loved ones with marigolds and candles.  They make altars to honor...

December 4, 2018

This month we will be exploring Guatemala and talking about all kinds of celebrations that happen there and throughout the Spanish speaking world.  We'll learn that some celebrations are pretty similar to celebrations we have experienced in the United States and some a...

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