In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 through October 15 in the U.S.), Pepper brings you her package on Independence Days and struggles for independence celebrated in Latin American countries during the months of September and October. It covers independence days and struggles for El Salvador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, Chile, Puerto Rico and Cuba, and discusses la Raza celebration. It is most suitable for students aged 3 to 14 (pre-K to grade 9) who are either learning about Hispanic Heritage Month and/or learning elementary Spanish. To learn about Belize in Central America, join Pepper Under the Mahogany Tree
NEW for 2016: Pepper has added a booklet and PowerPoint completely in Spanish for those teaching Spanish-speaking students or students in Spanish 3 or 4. (If you already own this product, you can download this for free!)
(To purchase only the completely Spanish booklet and PowerPoint go here
The interactive PowerPoint presentation provides all the basic information, a little Spanish vocabulary, and a map of Latin America, to allow for a quick overview for any age, yet it also provides the opportunity for detailed discussion with older students, based on the booklets or newspaper. The eight-page booklets (made out of one sheet of paper) are for ages 6 to 13, and come in color and in black and white for students to color. The newspaper is for ages 11 to 14. For ages 3 and up there are full page pictures to color. Finally, there are quizzes, maps and flags. Please click on the preview for more details.
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To learn about how and why the Day of the Dead is celebrated in Mexico on November 1 and 2, go to Day of the Dead with Pepper
. For the history of Cinco de Mayo and the Battle of Puebla on May 5, go to Cinco de Mayo or Pepper in Puebla
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