Learners demonstrate an understanding of what a fiesta is by participating in various activities and conducting research.
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A Visit to Mexico City: An Introduction to World Communities
Third graders complete a variety of activities as they take an imaginary trip to Mexico City, complete with passports, maps, and Spanish dictionaries. They write postcards to send home and create items to sell at the market. The unit...
3rd English Language Arts
Cinco de Mayo - What is it?
Students, 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 education...
K - 4th Social Studies & History
The Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe, Christmas, and Dia de los Tres Reyes
Students examine the holiday celebrations in the United States and fiestas in Latin American countries. In this holiday celebration lesson, students research the similarities in the celebrations for Christmas and those for the day of the...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Hispanic Heritage - Culmination and Fiesta
Third graders learn the meaning of a Fiesta and the tradition of the Pinata. They eat authentic Mexican food. They participate in games and fun activities celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. They share one thing they learned about the...
3rd Social Studies & History