Learners be able to: students identify the foods associated with Mexico and compare and contrast these foods with the foods associated wtih their region of the U.S. They write menus, take quizzes and practice ordering a meal in Spanish.
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Viva Cinco de Mayo
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...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skulls
Young scholars research information about the Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos), a major celebration in Mexican culture, and compare it to similar holidays in other cultures. They discover various folk arts and festive traditions...
1st - 12th Social Studies & History
What is el Dia de los Muertos?
Young scholars explore the Mexican celebration el Dia de los Muertos. In this Mexican celebration lesson, students discuss ways people in the US honor the dead. Young scholars compare and contrast Mexican holidays and American holidays....
4th - 6th Social Studies & History