Day of the Dead vs. Halloween Reading Activities – Spanish Sub Plans


Looking for meaningful sub plans that any sub can do? Check out these fun reading comprehension activities all about Halloween vs. Día de l0s Muertos! Three printable activities are included in the file which is great for differentiation and variety. These Spanish sub plans are no-prep- just print and go!


Do your Spanish students think Halloween and Day of the Dead are the same holiday? These no-prep printable reading activities will help! Students will love learning about the similarities and differences between Halloween and Día de los Muertos as they complete the print-and-go task cards, crossword puzzle, or worksheets that go along with the comprehensible reading passage. Talk about an easy Spanish sub plan for October!


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There are three versions of each activity included in the file:

  • 100% in English
  • 100% in Spanish
  • Scaffolded with instructions, hints, and some questions in English


Perfect for differentiation or use with different levels! With one purchase, you’d be set for lesson/sub plans for Spanish 1-4.


This PDF file includes:


  • One reading passage in Spanish and English
  • 32 task cards
  • 1 crossword puzzle
  • 3 worksheets
  • THREE VERSIONS OF EACH OF THE ABOVE ACTIVITIES- one that is 100% in English, one that is 100% in Spanish, and one that is scaffolded with instructions, hints, and some questions in English.
  • Answer keys
  • Ideas for using the task cards in Spanish class



Please see the thumbnails for the reading passage and questions so you can make sure this will work for you and your students.



These no-prep Spanish reading comprehension activities are great for:


  • Sub plans
  • Fast-finishers
  • Centers or stations
  • Homework
  • Independent practice
  • Intervention
  • Choice boards




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Thanks for checking out my Spanish reading activities!

La Profe Plotts


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