MEXICO: Exploring the Culture of Mexico Super Bundle

MEXICO: Exploring the Culture of Mexico Super Bundle
MEXICO: Exploring the Culture of Mexico Super Bundle
MEXICO: Exploring the Culture of Mexico Super Bundle
MEXICO: Exploring the Culture of Mexico Super Bundle
MEXICO: Exploring the Culture of Mexico Super Bundle
MEXICO: Exploring the Culture of Mexico Super Bundle
MEXICO: Exploring the Culture of Mexico Super Bundle
MEXICO: Exploring the Culture of Mexico Super Bundle
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Exploring the Culture of Mexico contains more than enough resources for an in-depth look at the birthplace of chocolate, mariachi music, and tamales—from symbols and traditions to the Spanish language and geography—all at a savings of 25%.

Books Included:

  • Dia de Los Muertos explores Mexico’s unique Day of the Dead holiday.
  • Learn to Count in Spanish teaches numbers words from 1-10, using traceable words and fun facts about Mexico and its culture.
  • Los Colores de Frutas reinforces color words and introduces the names of six popular fruits.
  • Our Colorful World in Spanish, a printable book that introduces color words with an interactive format that includes a color chart with phonetic pronunciations, traceable color names, and cultural symbols of Mexico.
  • Snapshots of Mexico introduces the location, national flag, cultural symbols, and landmarks of India, along with common Hindi phrases.

Posters Included: (11 x 17 inch)

  • Five Animal Habitats Posters features animals from five habitats (African savanna, farm, forest, ocean, and pets)
  • Colores de Frutas Poster, highlights the names of fruits and colors
  • Symbols of Mexico

Activities Included:

  • Mapping Mexico targets critical thinking skills.
  • Mayan and Aztec Cultures builds close reading skills with two fact pages and a Cut-and-Glue comparison chart.
  • Mayan Math challenges students to write numerals using the Mayan system of dots and dashes.
  • National flag of Mexico
  • Say and Clip Game Cards for learning the names of animals, fruits, and vegetables
  • Los Animales writing activity
  • Two bilingual crossword puzzles—Los Animales and Frutas y Vegetales

Dia de los Muertos Activities:

  • The Dia de Los Muertos Glyph uses a fun, creative format to practice following directions and to compare/contrast individual differences.
  • Marvelous Marigolds teaches children to use contextual clues to complete sentences about the traditional flower of Dia de Los Muertos.
  • Mi Familia features the Spanish names of family members—father, mother, sister, brother, etc.
  • In Decorating an Ofrenda, children match Spanish phrases with their English descriptions.
  • The Ofrenda Sequencing Chart includes eight sorting cards for children to glue in order.
  • The Vocabulary Word Search Puzzle highlights fifteen words associated with Dia de Los Muertos.

Spanish Vocabulary Words: (includes phonetic pronunciations)

adios, chapuline, charro, Chichén Itza, Dia de Los Muertos, gracias, hola, Las Posadas, mariachi, piñata, por favor, quetzal, serape, sombrero, tamale, zacahuil

Additional Vocabulary Words and Phrases:

Aztec, brim, cultivate, independence, maracas, Mesoamerica, Mayan, North America, percussion, prehistoric, Seven Wonders, shawl, unique

Targeted Skills:

  • Promoting respect and appreciation for cultural differences
  • Identifying cultural symbols of Mexico
  • Identifying common phrases in Spanish
  • Recognizing the names of colors, numbers, and animals in Spanish
  • Classifying animals by habitat
  • Identifying contributions of Aztec and Mayan cultures
  • Reading a map
  • Following written directions
  • Sequencing events
  • Using context clues to complete sentences
  • Building social studies vocabulary
  • Critical thinking skills of comparing and contrasting
  • Reading fluency and comprehension

Sample Pages: Please see the preview for sample pages from the books and activities. To view additional preview images, click on the individual titles (listed below).

Technical Info: The files are in PDF format, combined into a single zip file, and illustrated with original, high-resolution images and/or photographs.


Individual Titles: (Click to view additional preview images.)

Dia de Los Muertos Book/Activity Pack

Flags Around the World

Flags Around the World Book/Activity Bundle

Mexico: Snapshots of Mexico

Spanish: Animal Names in Spanish

Spanish: Learn to Count in Spanish

Spanish: Our Colorful World in Spanish

Related Resources:

Seven Wonders of the Modern World

Countries/Languages Currently Available in the Exploring Our World bundle series:

Brazil (Portuguese), China (Chinese), France (French), Ghana (Twi), India (Hindi), Israel (Hebrew), Italy (Italian), Japan (Japanese), Kenya (Swahili), Mexico (Spanish), Russia (Russian)


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