Want to teach your students about the real story behind Cinco de Mayo?
This lesson plan (designed for a 45-50min class) walks you through the real history of Cinco de Mayo. It includes a powerpoint as well as a 4 page pdf explaining step-by-step how to:
1) Introduce the topic
2) Engage student interest
3) Teach the content
4) and wrap up the lesson
It will help your students to understand a brief history of the holiday and how it is celebrated in Mexico.
The lesson also includes reference to two videos (one in English, one in Spanish) that help activate prior knowledge and offer a launching point for further study.
If you're looking for more Cinco de Mayo Lesson Plans for younger learners (or anyone who likes to color!), check out this Workbook
The download contains 1 pdf files totaling 4 pages. The second file is a 14 slide powerpoint.