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Mexico Country Study: A Complete Unit with Articles, Activities, Vocab & Craft

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2nd - 5th, Homeschool
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Imagine your class is going on a trip to Mexico! This unit includes reading passages about the history, animals, food, holidays, and famous landmarks. It also has lots of fun hands-on activities, country photo posters, flip book, and a sea turtle craft. This unit has it all!

There are five reading passages about:
✔All About Mexico
✔Amazing Animals of Mexico
✔Holidays of Mexico
✔Tasty Mexican Foods
✔Famous Landmarks: Chichen Itza
✔Symbols of Mexico

What’s Inside:
✔Green Sea Turtles Close-up
✔Questions about Mexico
✔Just the Facts Acrostic Chart
✔Map of Mexico CRQ
✔All About Mexico--A Fact or Opinion Activity
✔Suitcase Organizer
✔All About the Mexican Flag
✔Green Sea Turtles Craft
✔I Can Speak Spanish!
✔Comparing Ocelots, Caracaras, and Sea Turtles (Cut-n-Sort Activity with Hidden Words)
✔Habitats of Mexico Cards
✔Postcard Writing Activity
✔Country Photo Posters
✔Spotlight on Vocabulary
✔Mexico Flip Book
✔Mexico Quiz
✔Reflections about Mexico (End of Unit Reflection)

This country study of Mexico includes:
Country Posters:
You can use the five colorful country posters with the real-life photo posters as an introduction to the unit. These posters make an excellent bulletin board display in a snap!

Next, have students read the passages all about Mexico. THERE ARE TWO VERSIONS OF INFORMATIONAL ARTICLES: One has real-life photographs, and the other has scenes for students to color, depending on the needs of your students. After reading the passages, have students complete the suitcase organizer and other related activities. There are two versions, one with clip art and one without it. These work well in centers, learning stations, and for group work.

Lots of Activities:
There are many activities for students to complete to show what they know:
✔Suitcase Organizers
✔Chichén Itzá Research Organizer
✔Questions about Mexico
✔Map of Mexico CRQ
✔Just the Facts Acrostic Chart
✔Symbols of Mexico
✔I Can Speak Spanish
✔Postcard Writing
✔Spotlight on Vocabulary
✔Mexico Flip Book
✔Reflections about Mexico
✔Sea Turtle Craft

Have fun exploring!

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