Lesson

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Art, Music, History, Foods and Traditions of Latin-Hispanic Cultures!

Lesson Overview

(This lesson is for grades 1-12...feel free to use it however you want.  The STANDARDS  in the LEARNING WHY system is malfunctioning at the time of this lesson construction;however,  please look at the lesson progression/ assessment and use as you will!    Thank you, Katherine Bradley, April 24, 6:00 pm

Learn how the holiday of Cinco de Mayo began, and celebrate by creating Mexican folk art paintings or drawings, discussing your favorite Hispanic foods, learning about a famous Mexican artist,listening  to Hispanic folk music, and learning the names of the many Latino countries! There are so many ways to enjoy multi-cultural traditions... immerse yourself and ENJOY!

Duration
2-3 hours
Lesson Type
1:1 Lesson

Essential Question

There are many ways that citizens of the United States are ENRICHED by learning about the heritage of other countries, especially the "countries of origin" that make up the different relatives and ancestries of our current population. The keys to acceptance of others and "getting along",  is often as simple as learning  about their lives, and teaching them about ours.

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1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Social Studies English Language Arts Visual & Performing Arts

brown construction paper....or..... paper bags
colored markers.....crayons.... or colored chalk/ hairspray
black sharpies...fat line

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Lesson Created By: katherinebradley