Fifth graders explore different kinds of Mexican food. They make their own menus and go to a Mexican restaurant for a class trip. Identify the foods associated with Mexico. They compare these foods with the foods associated in the United States.
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How is Rice Used in Food from Different Cultures?
Fifth graders examine how rice is used in different cultures. In this culture lesson plan, 5th graders explain the similarities between dolmas and sushi, then name two different Mexican rice dishes. Students learn new vocabulary words,...
5th Social Studies & History
Developing Cultural Awareness through Mexican Folktales
Students explore the culture of Mexico through folktales. They identify cultural differences and similarities through the reading of folktales. Students create pocket books related to Mexican folklore. They read and discuss literary...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Cinco De Mayo: ELD Reading and Language-Building
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,...
5th - 10th English Language Arts