3 fun Mexican Food
activities to celebrate Cinco de Mayo or talk about authentic foods in a beginning level Spanish class or English speaking classes. Most kids can talk about tacos, burritos and quesadillas...but do they know about ceviche, chilaquiles and chapulines? Great way to introduce Mexican foods and get them talking about their likes and dislikes ~ an either language!
1. Loteria / Mexican Bingo
- Promote fluency and critical thinking skills with this listening comprehension game that uses sentences to describe 25 Mexican Foods! Clues are given in full Spanish or English sentences....not just word for word translations. Geared for Spanish 1 students. Sentences use lots of cognates, colors, foods and easy present tense verbs. Or...use it to practice numbers 1 - 25, food groups or spelling! Very versatile! Adaptable for all ages.
Includes: 40 bingo cards (printed 2 per page), calling cards, answer board and two call lists with 25 sentences describing each food in Spanish or English.
-Es una legumbre popular en Latinoamérica. Tienen muchas proteínas. Son negros. FRIJOLES NEGROS
-Es una fruta verde. Tiene una semilla grande. AGUACATE
-This is a popular food in Mexico. It has a lot of protein. It's black. FRIJOLES NEGROS/BLACK BEANS
-This green fruit has a large pit. It is used for making guacamole. AGUACATE/AVOCADO
avocado, black beans, burrito, cheese, chipotle peppers, chips, cilantro, corn, enchiladas, fajitas, garlic, guacamole, habanero, hot sauce, lime, onion, poblano pepper, pinto beans, quesadillas, serrano chili peppers, sour cream, tacos, tomatoes, tomatillos, tortillas
2. Word Search
- Search for 30 authentic Mexican foods! Words are listed in alphabetical order and space provided for a brief description of each food. Great substitute lesson plan! Use for upper elementary, middle or high school.
albóndigas, arroz con pollo, burrito, carne asada, ceviche, chapulín, chilaquiles, chimichanga, churros, elote, empanada, enchilada, escamoles, flan, frijoles, gordita, huevos rancheros, jalapeño, lengua, menudo and MORE!!
- with 26 authentic Mexican foods. Designed for middle school Spanish students or Spanish 1 or 2 students. Could also be used in a culinary class for Middle school / High School English speaking students. Clues are given in English.
albóndigas, arroz con pollo, burrito, carne asada, ceviche, chapulín, chilaquiles, chimichanga, churros, elote, empanada, enchilada, escamoles, flan, gordita, huevos rancheros, lengua, menudo and MORE!!
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