Too Many Tamales
Learners investigate Mexican holiday celebrations and compare them to American Christmas holidays. They conduct a Mexican Christmas Scavenger Hunt. The lesson uses a streaming video in order to engage students in the main objectives.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History 28 Views 43 Downloads
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 Around the World
Students explore cultural traditions by completing worksheets in class. In this Holiday survey lesson plan, students discuss their family traditions at Christmas time and the cultural background of their family. Students complete a grid...
3rd - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
What is el Dia de los Muertos?
Students explore the Mexican celebration el Dia de los Muertos. In this Mexican celebration lesson, students discuss ways people in the US honor the dead. Students compare and contrast Mexican holidays and American holidays. Students...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Using an Encyclopedia Scavenger Hunt
Students practice finding topics within an encyclopedia while reinforcing facts learned in the classroom curriculum. They conduct an encyclopedia scavenger hunt for topics and facts discussed in class and assess skills they need to...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History