5 de Mayo is one of the most famous Mexican holidays in the United States and around the world. Sadly, many people don’t truly understand the holiday, what it is all about, and it’s the surprising origin of its popularity in the United States.
This lesson plan will surprise and thoroughly entertain your students! First, it corrects SIX major misconceptions about Cinco de Mayo. Then it goes on two share 4 more interesting facts about how 5 de Mayo is celebrated. Finally, there are two options for homework or independent work.
The download includes:
--A 18 slide powerpoint (not including cover and homework) with --vibrant colors and images
--A one-page, minute-by-minute lesson plan
--2 suggested homework assignments
--1 crossword puzzle to test comprehension of the powerpoint (and answer key!)
Other Cinco de Mayo Materials...
Free 5 de Mayo Comic
Cinco de Mayo Workbook
Cinco de Mayo Lesson