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Students are able to use the Internet to conduct research. They research Mexican culture and traditions. Students compare and contrast Mexican and U.S. food and clothing. They convert United States currency to Mexican pesos. Students create a travel brochure about Mexico and present an oral report from gathered research.
In this Mexico worksheet, students research different questions about Mexico. Students use the internet or books to research 20 questions about Mexico.
Upper elementary learners identify the Aztecs as the builders of a great city and rich civilization in what is now Mexico. They locate the Aztec Empire and its capital on a map and place the Aztecs in the chronology of American history. After describing several aspects of Aztec culture, they tell the legend of the founding of the capital city of Tenochtitlan and describe the way the city looked at its peak.
In this research skills instructional activity, students use the internet or the library to answer questions about Mexico. Twenty questions include multiple choice and short answer. Answers are provided.
Students investigate and explore information about Mexico. They listen to a story, view an Internet video, write a page for a class book, and play an online Spanish word concentration game.
Students create a chart comparing the terrain, climate, economy, environmental issues and natural disasters for Mexico and the Central American countries. They view and discuss a video on the region then compile research on the internet.
Students investigate the country of Mexico and its geographical regions. They conduct research using a variety of resources. The information is used in order to create the context for creating a clay model labeled with the geographical locations.
Sixth graders study the Olmec civilization. They develop a map of Mexico and a map of the area of the Olmec civilization. They research Olmec art, religion, and architecture. They construct Olmec symbols including giant heads, altars, and sculptures.
Students study the conquest of Mexico and the role of La Llorona. They review the geographical locations of the Aztec civilization and present day Mexico. They compare and contrast an Aztec city and a Spanish city. They create a timeline of Spanish conquest, including Dona Marina's role. They research her life and simulate a trial.
Most of the states in the union have a nickname. Using the New Mexico state quarter as an example, pupils try to figure out why particular states have particular nicknames. They think about all the reasons New Mexico might be called "Land of Enchantment." Worksheets, procedure, and web links are all included.
Study the culture, language, and history of Mexico in this collection of lessons. Create maps of Mexico's geography, study Spanish language phrases, and create a fiesta, along with a Mexican Marketplace scene.
Learners explore the concept of Mexico.  In this Mexico lesson, students identify information about Mexico and locate it on a map.  Learners also match simple Spanish words to pictures and write about the information they learned. 
Students investigate the lives of students who live in Mexico. This done through research in order to compare it to the United States. They review vocabulary, create venn diagrams and complete other activities to enrich cultural knowledge and enrich communication skills in Spanish.
Young scholars research daily life, industries, and the political situation along the United States/Mexico border. They conduct research to research what it might be like to live at the border and the controversies surround US government policies.
Students discuss the topic of ecotourism in Mexico. They discover what projects are underway to protect the sea turtles. They work together in groups to develop their own ecotourist destinations.
Young scholars conduct Internet research on excursions in Mexico. They answer questions about places in Mexico, plan an excursion, and prepare a creative project in Spanish.
Students research the different animals of Mexico. They read an informational handout, discuss the various animals and habitats, and match animals with their habitats on a worksheet.
Here are three interconnected lessons intended to build an understanding of life in Mexico prior to and after contact with Spain. Learners take a "trip" to Tenochtitlan through a series of images, read The Evil of Tezcatilipoca and The Return of Quetzalcoatl, then hear a lecture on the fall of the Aztec empire.
In this Mexico activity, students examine a map of the country and then respond to 21 short answer questions based on the map.
Learners complete a unit about the geography and culture of Mexico. They compare and contrast the weather of their own city and Mexico, read books about Mexico, count in Spanish, color in a flag of Mexico and the Mexican Coat of Arms, sing various songs, and make different recipes.