Students investigate how holidays are celebrated in Mexico and when woven mats might be a part of their festivities. They relate their celebrations to their own and then weave paper to make a mat similar to those that are traditional in Mexico.
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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
Christmas in the Philippines, Pasko Sa Aming Bayang Pilipinas
Students examine the way in which Christmas traditions are celebrated in the Philippines. They investigate why Christmas is the most important festival while looking at the geography and history of the region.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Literacy: The Puerto Rican Papers
Students in an ESL classroom are introduced to new vocabulary before reading a story in their native language. In groups, they discuss how the tradition of writing stories down became a tradition and answer comprehension questions. To...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts