School Show: Posada Navideña

Posada Navideña

by Ballet Folklórico de Sacramento

Grades K-12

¡Feliz Navidad! Experience the joy of Christmas with Latin American flair in this exciting culturally rich performance for students. Celebrate the folkloric dance and music traditions of Mexico with a delightful holiday performance for students of all ages and cultures. A rainbow of shimmering color on stage, Posada Navideña will charm your students with seasonal Latino customs and traditions.

“My students who have danced in Ballet Folklórico
groups felt validated and many of my students
were exposed to a new style of music and dance.
– 9th-12th grade teacher, Ukiah High School

Common Core Content Standards Easily Applied in Your Classroom

  • 2.RL.2: Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
  • 6.RI.3: Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).
  • 11-12.RL.2: Determine two or more themes or central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text.

Lesson Plan Idea

Students identify culturally authentic food served in Latin American countries during a holiday, then record and gather recipes, and make a recipe book to take home and share with their families. Write an introduction of how the recipes tell the story of the cultures.


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Event Information

Friday, December 7, 2018
9:30 am
60 minutes

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