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Cinco de Mayo | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Learn how the Battle of Puebla—where Mexico claimed victory over the French—became the day of celebration we know as Cinco de Mayo. Watch as a brief video details the holiday's history and the way it is celebrated. 
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Wonderful Words for Writing!

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Twenty slides make up a set of festive, May-themed writing prompts designed to grab scholars' attention and warm-up their writing skills. Prompts include story starters, holidays, research questions, the five senses, and more! 
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Cinco de Mayo Shopping Spree

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Add a festive flair to math instruction on Cinco de Mayo with a worksheet designed to reinforce division, finding unit prices, and solving word problems. 
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Viva Cinco de Mayo

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Many people think Cinco de Mayo is the celebration Mexican independence, but they're incorrect. Learn about the battle of Puebla and the victory of General Zaragoza with a short reading passage that includes comprehension and vocabulary...
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May Writing Ideas

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
From Cinco de Mayo to Endangered Species day to National Hamburger Month, May is full of ideas to write about. Give young writers prompts that have everything to do with the month of May. Topics include writing a story, conducting...
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Around Town: Neighborhood and Community: Challenge Activities (Theme 3)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Here is a unit consisting of activities designed to challenge your scholars. The extended learning opportunities include planning a celebration, making a presentation to the class, poster making, writing poetry, a problem-solving...
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Mexican Culture “La Raspa”

For Teachers 1st
Here are three lessons that work together to engage learners in a cultural and musical exploration. In lesson one the listen to the Mexican folk song, "La Raspa" and discuss cultural context. In lesson two they dance along to both "La...
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Cinco De Mayo Preguntas

For Students 5th - 7th
What is Cinco de Mayo and why do people celebrate it? Use a handy resource to organize all the facts about the Mexican holiday. There are 13 statements for learners to fill in as they read or hear a lecture on the topic. 
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Cinco De Mayo: ELD Reading and Language-Building

For Students 5th - 10th
A brief passage about the Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo is accompanied by an array of language activities for ELD: cloze exercise, phrase matching, word jumble, multiple choice, sequencing, interview, group presentation, fluency writing,...
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Cinco de Mayo Facts and Myths

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this Cinco de Mayo worksheet, learners view a specific website on the computer and determine whether four statements are myths or facts. Students, if the statements are a myth, they write a sentence related to Thanksgiving on the...
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Cinco De Mayo

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students make a graph identifying the immigration of Mexicans to the US. In this algebra lesson, students practice graphing as they review different trends in immigration over the past 100 years. They interpret and analyze their graphs.
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Spanish Culture Lesson - Cinco de Mayo

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners role play the characters and events which led to the holiday of Cinco de Mayo. In this Cinco de Mayo instructional activity, students dance the "La Raspa" dance. Learners complete a Cinco de Mayo word search.
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Cinco de Mayo

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars become familiar with the celebration of Cinco de Mayo and the reasons Mexico fought for independence. In this Cinco de Mayo lesson, students write a KWL about Cinco De Mayo. Young scholars explore celebration vocabulary ...
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Let's Have a Fiesta!

For Teachers K - 1st
Students prepare for a Mexican fiesta.  In this Mexican fiesta lesson, students listen to Too Many Tamales and plan a Mexican Fiesta. Students will divide the jobs of making decorations,and preparing food and drinks. Students will play...
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Cinco De Mayo Chop Worksheet

For Students 4th - 7th
In this Cinco de Mayo instructional activity, students match parts of words with their other half all having to do with Cinco de Mayo. Students match 24 word parts together to make 12 words.
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Traveling Through Mexico

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this logic puzzle worksheet, learners use clues and logic to discover who traveled to which destination in Mexico and what each tourist carried on his or her trip. Students answer 8 questions.
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Cinco de Mayo

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
In this holidays worksheet, students read 10 statements about Cinco de Mayo. Students fill in the blanks with the correct response.
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Celebration of Mexicanos Through Music, Dance, and Art

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students participate in a variety of lessons/activities designed to teach them about Mexico. They discuss the language and the flag of Mexico. Students learn about the celebrations, family values, music and food of Mexico. The final...
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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars study Cinco de Mayo. They discuss words associated with Cinco de Mayo and review the events surrounding the Battle of Puebla. They compare the lives and careers of the President of the U.S. and the President of Mexico. ...
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Cinco de Mayo - What is it?

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars, after examining why the fiesta Cinco de Mayo is celebrated, plan a fiesta that includes invitations, games, music, paper flowers, flags and a menu of authentic foods. By completing this assignment, they enhance their...
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Cinco de Mayo

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners investigate the Cinco de Mayo holiday. They discuss the history of Cinco de Mayo, listen to the Legend of the Mexican flag, color a worksheet of the Mexican flag, and create a class coat of arms.
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Cinco de Mayo

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners identify three celebration activities participated in Cinco de Mayo and explain their significance.
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Maracas Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create maracas. In this Cinco de Mayo lesson, 5th graders explore the history of Cinco de Mayo and design maracas made from paper mache. Numerous resources are provided for this lesson.
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Cinco de Mayo

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Cinco de Mayo worksheet, students read a passage about the holiday and answer a set of comprehension questions. A website reference for additional resources is given.