Introduce up to 15 key vocabulary words related to the history of the Cinco de Mayo and the Battle of Puebla. Do students know why the Mexican holiday is celebrated? What do the following terms have to do with Cinco de Mayo? Two introductory cinco de mayo activities to get students talking about the holiday.
English vocabulary with some Spanish. Can be used for Spanish classes or English speakers learning about the history of Cinco de Mayo.
Companion product for Teacher's Discovery Moo! Cinco de Mayo video. Can be used as a stand alone activity. Includes answer keys.
Word Search Vocabulary Includes:
battle, celebración, cinco de mayo, Chicano, French, general, heritage, Juarez, Latino, Los Angeles, Mexico, Napoleon, Puebla, victory, Zaragoza
Also, a short writing activity
Crossword Puzzle example clues:
• President of Mexico from 1861 - 1872
• Mexican town where the battle took place
• Mexican General
• A person of Mexican origin
Crossword Vocabulary Includes:
Chicano, Cinco de mayo, France, Heritage, Juarez, Latino, Mexico, Napoleon, Puebla, Zaragoza
This resource is included in a Cinco de Mayo Bundle
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