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Dia de la Independencia

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Young scholars learn about Mexican Independence Day.  In this Hispanic Heritage lesson, students learn about holidays in Hispanic countries specifically looking at their days of independence.  Young scholars read information about...
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Viva Cinco de Mayo

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
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...
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Mexico's Day of the Dead

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners explore global culture by researching a Mexican holiday. For this Day of the Dead lesson, students read assigned text which discusses the view of death in several different cultures including the U.S. and Mexico. Learners write...
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Mexican Independence Day

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students realize that countries have celebrations unique to them and demonstrate their understanding of the concept of tradition. They identify a family tradition that is important to each of them and demonstrate their understanding of...
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On This Day: The Battle of the Alamo

For Students 7th - 12th
A thought-provoking resource shares information on the Battle of the Alamo and its lasting impact on history. Scholars learn about Davy Crockett, a famous frontiersman, killed defending the Alamo. Video clips also explain that...
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Manifest Destiny

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Complete with maps, photographs, and historical documents, this presentation would be a great resource throughout a unit about mid-19th century America. Manifest Destiny, Texas Independence, the Oregon Trail, and the Mexican War are all...
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Mexican Holidays

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students celebrate Mexican holidays. In this global studies lesson, students collaborate to research the Day of the Dead and Cinco de Mayo. Students present their findings about the holidays and host classroom celebrations.
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Cinco de Mayo

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars become familiar with the celebration of Cinco de Mayo and the reasons Mexico fought for independence. In this Cinco de Mayo lesson, students write a KWL about Cinco De Mayo. Young scholars explore celebration vocabulary ...
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Mexico: A Look At Its Culture and Geography

For Teachers 1st
Students canvass the Mexican geography, culture, dress, language, crafts, and traditions in this unit of eight lessons. The Mexican Independance Day is compared to our own and the contributions of the Mayan, Azetec, and Spanish are...
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Texas Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Need to know more about Texas's state history and how it gained independence from Mexico? Learn about Stephen Austin's visit with Santa Ana and the reasons Texas went to war with Mexico with an informative slideshow presentation.
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Historical Summaries: Arizona

For Students 8th - 10th
In this Arizona history worksheet, students read a 2-page article about prehistoric, Spanish, Mexican, and American Arizona prior to responding to 2 short answer questions.
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Remember the Alamo

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders comprehend how the siege of the Alamo and the Texas revolution laid the groundwork for the United States-Mexican War. They discuss how westward expansion led to Texas Independence. Students complete the "Remeber the...
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Cinco De Mayo: ELD Reading and Language-Building

For Students 5th - 10th
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,...
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Latino Americans: Timeline of Important Dates

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
From 1500-2000, an interactive timeline details important events related to Latino Americans. Next, to each date are small, yet informative blurbs—some of which include videos. 
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Cinco De Mayo

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this Cinco de Mayo worksheet, students read a detailed history about the holiday. There are then 8 pages with 10 activities on each page to correct. There are some math problems as well, which pertain to Cinco de Mayo.
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Cinco De Mayo Lesson Plans

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Cinco de Mayo lesson plans allow teachers to discuss the history of this holiday, and engage students in a wide variety of activities.
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Cinco de Mayo - What is it?

For Teachers K - 4th
Students, after examining why the fiesta Cinco de Mayo is celebrated, plan a fiesta that includes invitations, games, music, paper flowers, flags and a menu of authentic foods. By completing this assignment, they enhance their education...
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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo Without Stereotypes

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Put more meaning into your Cinco de Mayo party with geography lessons, literature, and more!
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Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Follow Texas history from Native Americans all the way to the 21st Century. Teachers analyze the creation of a year-long course on Texas history and use a wide range of teaching subjects and materials to guide them through the state's...
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Fall Lesson Plans

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Fall lesson plans can combine science, history, and writing into an enticing combination.
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Cinco de Mayo

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students identify three celebration activities participated in Cinco de Mayo and explain their significance.
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A Dollar Goes A Long Way

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Investigate life along the Old Spanish Trail! They visit websites and identify the history and environment. They create journals, dramatic enactments, and maps to discover the role individuals played in society. They also explore the...
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Cinco de Mayo

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Cinco de Mayo worksheet, learners read a passage about the holiday and answer a set of comprehension questions. A website reference for additional resources is given.
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Maracas Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create maracas. In this Cinco de Mayo lesson, 5th graders explore the history of Cinco de Mayo and design maracas made from paper mache. Numerous resources are provided for this lesson.