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214 resources with the concept mexico

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Contemporary Mexican and Puerto Rican Immigration

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students in an ESL classroom compare and contrast Puetro Rican and Mexican cultures. In groups, they research the reasons why people leave one country for another and how to obtain a visa. As a class, they brainstorm a list of the...
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The Mexican legends of "La Llorona and La Ixtabay"

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students participate in a lesson that focuses on the Mexican holiday "Day of the Dead." They cite the Hispanic influences of the day and listen to the legendary ghost story "La Llorona." This creates context for further studies of...
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Mercado Trading at the Marketplace

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers comprehend that Mexico is a country. They identify two types of regions in Mexico. Students comprehend that many people in Mexico speak Spanish. They use three Spainsh words. Studnents begin to relate simple words...
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The Mother Culture of Mexico: The Olmecs

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study the Olmec civilization. They develop a map of Mexico and a map of the area of the Olmec civilization. They research Olmec art, religion, and architecture. They construct Olmec symbols including giant heads, altars,...
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The Spanish Conquest of Mexico and the Role of La Llorona

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students study the conquest of Mexico and the role of La Llorona. They review the geographical locations of the Aztec civilization and present day Mexico. They compare and contrast an Aztec city and a Spanish city. They create a timeline...
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Newsworthy Journey

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students brainstorm what life was like for people living in Ancient Egypt or Mexico, discuss different sections of newpaper, choose and gather research on ancient civilization, and work in small groups to create newspaper reflecting life...
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Examine Economic Factors That Influence Human Migration Along the U.S/Mexican Border

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students bring in their own article about immigration and how it is affecting their community. They summarize their article and brainstorm reasons why someone would immigrate to another country. They discuss push and pull factors.
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Traveling Through Mexican History

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders visit a number of websites to study early Mexican history. They create a three-page PowerPoint presentation and use the title pages to design a timeline.
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Celebrate Independence Days Around the World

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Discover how other countries remember their fight for independence and how their celebrations compare to typical American-style revelries
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Lesson: Tlatelolco: Mexican Student Massacre 1968

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The Massacre of Tlatelolco is the focus of a discussion-based lesson. Civil-minded learners consider the nature of student movements that have ended in violence based on over-reaction and government oppression. They discuss the social...
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Corridos About the Mexican Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the meaning behind Mexican corridos. In this Mexican Revolution activity, students discover details about the war and its leaders as they read, analyze, and write their own corridos.
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Mexican American Labor in the U.S.

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine how the United States historically shifts policies toward Mexican and Mexican American laborers to acquire cheap, temporary labor. In this US History lesson, 9th graders research the history of immigration from...
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Mexican "Tona" Animal Masks

For Teachers K - 4th
Students study the Mexican legend related to masks. They select an animal with traits they can identify with and recognize in themselves. Afterward, they create a mask that will retain some human features, but take on the life of the...
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Al Otro Lado

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a video about the border between the United States and Mexico. They discuss the forces that influence human migration. They write a paper from the point of view of the main character in the film.
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Mexico Lesson: Sea Turtles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the topic of ecotourism in Mexico. They discover what projects are underway to protect the sea turtles. They work together in groups to develop their own ecotourist destinations.
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Border Poetry/Writing Workshop

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students analyze a poem set in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands and defend their own interpretations of the work. They demonstrate understanding of poetic technique by writing their own poems of living on the border.
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The United States/Mexico Border

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research daily life, industries, and the political situation along the United States/Mexico border. They conduct research to research what it might be like to live at the border and the controversies surround US government...
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Mexico and Its Neighbor to the North

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students stage a debate about immigration between the United States and Mexico. Half the groups the "pro" position of the question and half the groups the "con" position. They research and print online information about U.S.-Mexican
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Form and Theme in the Traditional Mexican Corrido

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the traditional Mexican musical form of corridos. For this cross curricular history and music lesson, students analyze the lyrics of popular corridos and the corridos' importance in Mexican culture. Students will compose...
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Maize to Maquiladoras: Movement from Mexico to Arizona

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders label maps of Arizona and Mexico to show the people, goods, and ideas that have moved between the two places. In this Arizona and Mexico lesson plan, 4th graders summarize the effects of the movement on Arizona life.
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Esperanza Rising

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore equality by reading a story with their classmates. In this discrimination lesson, 6th graders read the story Esperanza Rising and discuss the tensions between Latin America and the United States. Students view...
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The Battle on the 5th of May

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars research the origin of Cinco de Mayo. In this Mexican history instructional activity, students research the battle on the 5th of May in Mexico and create artistic pieces that represent their findings.
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Mexico Map

For Students 5th - 12th
In this blank outline map worksheet, students study the political boundaries of the North American country of Mexico. The capital cities of each state are denoted with stars.
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San Ignacio Lagoon: Economy or Ecology

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners debate over the development in the habitat of gray whales. In this role playing lesson, students will take on various roles in a debate over the development of a salt production facility in the San Ignacio Lagoon concerning the...