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52 resources with the concept cinco de mayo

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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: 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 activity, students 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 lines...
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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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Comprehension Assessment: A Holiday in Mexico

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this comprehension worksheet, students read a passage about Cinco de Mayo and answer multiple choice questions about it. Students complete 5 questions total.
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Cinco De Mayo Questions 2

For Students 2nd - 6th
In this Cinco de Mayo worksheet, students write an acrostic poem about the holiday using each one of the letters. Students complete 11 lines in the poem.
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The Battle on the 5th of May

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the origin of Cinco de Mayo. In this Mexican history lesson, students research the battle on the 5th of May in Mexico and create artistic pieces that represent their findings.
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Cinco De Mayo Acrostic Poem

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this Cinco de Mayo writing worksheet, students write an acrostic poem using the words CINCO DE MAYO. Students use each letter as the beginning of a line of poetry that tells something about the topic.
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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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Fun with Pinatas

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create pinatas. In this Cinco de Mayo art lesson plan, students experiment with a water and flour mixture in order to create their own pinatas. Students decorate pinatas.
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Holiday: Cinco de Mayo

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the history of the Cinco de Mayo holiday, its significance to Mexican people, and the battle between Mexican and French troops. They view photos of traditional Mexican costumes, make Cinco de Mayo crafts, and...
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Making Maracas

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this making instruments worksheets, students make maracas to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Students follow 6 directions to make the maracas.
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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

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
Students role play the characters and events which led to the holiday of Cinco de Mayo. In this Cinco de Mayo lesson, students dance the "La Raspa" dance. Students complete a Cinco de Mayo word search.
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Cinco de Mayo

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students 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. Students explore celebration vocabulary  in Spanish....
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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 worksheet, 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, students 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.