Feliz Navidad: A Mexican Christmas Unit
Students participate in interdisciplinary activities related to a Mexican Christmas celebration. They inquire about Christmas in Mexico through story, Spanish language, song, art, and dance.
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Eat and Be Merry - Planning a Mexican Posada
Students plan their own fiesta. They study information about a "posada" and explain the significance of a pi??ata. Afterwards, they construct a pi??ata to be used for end-of-unit party. in addition, they read a story and answer questions...
K Social Studies & History
Different Ways We Celebrate
Students examine a variety of ways that families celebrate winter holidays. They complete a graphic organizer comparing Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa, and write a five-sentence paragraph about one of the holidays discussed. Students...
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History
Celebrate La Posada in Mexico!
Students celebrate La Posada. In this culture lesson, students explore this Mexican holiday by reenacting the journey of Joseph and Mary to find shelter before the birth of Jesus. Students locate Mexico on a map and make a poinsettia art...
Pre-K - K Social Studies & History