This fun, interactive flippable is a great tool to guide students through a research project featuring Cinco de Mayo. Help students gain an understanding of the difference between the Battle of Puebla on Cinco de Mayo and Mexican Independence Day. Using this non-threatening format, students will research historical events, Mexican historical figures, traditional clothing, food and culture. Also included: a mapping activity, a recipe activity, a Spanish language comic strip writing prompt, a coloring page, and two Venn diagram writing prompts. An answer key to the flip book is included!
Each flip-book is ready to go and easy to assemble. Available in both color and black and white formats, students love coloring in the flags and adding their own detail to the flip books.
Flip Book Includes:
*Basic Facts about Mexican Independence: Father Miguel Hidalgo, El Grito de Dolores, Important Dates
*Basic Facts about Cinco de Mayo, reason for the battle, it's significance
*Geography and Flags, Map Work--Identify Mexico City, Puebla, and Guanajuato on a map
*Cuisine: Research and describe mole poblano, chiles en nogato, and pozole.
*Traditional Mexican dress, and how climate influences fabric and style
*Famous Historical Figures: Father Miguel Hidalgo, General Ignacio Zaragoza, and President Benito Juarez
*Describe Mariachi Music and Papel Picado
*Cinco de Mayo in the United States and Around the World
In addition to the flip-book:
*Venn Diagram and Paragraph Prompt: Compare and contrast Cinco de Mayo to another holiday you celebrate.
*Venn Diagram and Paragraph Prompt: Compare and contrast Cinco de Mayo and the Mexican Independence Day
*Spanish Language Vocabulary (with and without English phonetic pronunciation guide) and Cinco de Mayo Comic Strip Activity
*Cinco de Mayo recipe prompt and activity
*Cinco de Mayo coloring page
*Flipbook answer keys included!
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tags: Cinco de Mayo / Mexico / Viva Mexico / Mexican Independence Day / Mole / Puebla / Napoleon / Zaragoza / Benito Juarez / sombreros / Grito de Dolores / Benito Juarez / Ciudad Juarez / sarape / papel picado / El Dia de los Muertos / Aztecs / Mayans /