This slideshow helps elementary students quickly learn about famous landmarks, food, artists, and the culture of Mexico. You can use this slideshow at the beginning of a unit on Mexico. You can also print it out and use it as a book for student research.
This slideshow also has 4 questions at the end of the slideshow to review what students have learned. This download comes as a PDF file and is NOT editable.
This slideshow includes:
a map of Mexico
types of landforms- beaches, deserts, cities
traditional clothing examples
a few basic Spanish phrases to learn
fun facts about chocolate
famous tourist destination- Chichen Itza
Dia de los Muertos
Cinco de Mayo
"What is a siesta?"
traditional arts- papel picado, amate bark painting, huichol yarn and bead art, barro negro pottery, oaxacan sculptures
famous artists: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera
See more of my lessons about world cultures here.