Mexico Celebrations Thematic Unit


Mexico Celebrations Thematic Unit


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This "Developmentally Appropriate Thematic Unit" on Mexico is filled with active, fun learning that your classroom or homeschool students with certainly enjoy. And, they will learn important academic skills along the way.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and the study of Mexico using this unit that is strategically linked to the Common Core Standards.

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Contents Include:

Literacy Activities:
Cinco de Mayo: Attending to Key Detail in Text
The Sombrero Circle: Identifying High Frequency Words
Fiesta: Decoding Words With Blends, Digraphs, Silent E
Mexican Hat Dance: Fluently Reading Sight Word and CVC Sentences
Fill The PiƱata: Segmenting Words
de Colores: Using Spanish Color Words
Mi Amigos: Writing CVC Words

Math Activities:
Number Match: Matching Number to Quantity With Spanish Words
Party of Ten: Making Combinations of Ten
Jumping Beans: Finding Answers to Equations
Maraca Equations : Writing Equations
Cinco de Mayo Math: Adding and Subtracting
Math Journal: Ten Amigos in All

Mexico Word Wall
Writing Prompts: Mexico

Guided Reading Book:
Cinco de Mayo

Mexican Jumping Beans

Dramatic Play:
Fiesta Supply Store

dulce de leche

Art Projects:
Tissue Paper Flowers
Flowing Head Dress
Mexican Vest
Mexican Hat
Paper Bag Maraca

Total Pages: 136

Love the fact that you had help from a fluent Spanish speaker as well as a fellow educator!
Great to go along with teaching my kids about Mexico. They enjoyed the activities-thanks!
very thorough packet, all you need for a Mexico unit! Thanks!
Perfect for my unit on Mexico! Thanks!