THIS begins with a reading section about the state which consists of paragraphs in English followed by their Spanish translations on topics such as the state flower/mammal/song, geological features, Native Americans, Spanish Governors Oñate and Vargas, settlers, the Old Spanish Trail, Santa Fe Trail, the Manhattan Project, space business, state government branches, famous people, Cesar Chavez Day etc;
Word Search: A. Geography Of New Mexico:
Answers Key For Word Search: A. Geography Of New Mexico:
Word Search: B. History And Government Of New Mexico
Answers Key For Word Search: B. History And Government Of New Mexico
Word Search: C. Famous People Re New Mexico:
Answers Key For Word Search: C. Famous People Re New Mexico:
Study Material For Test over the preceding;
Multiple Choice Test with 50 items and the Answers based on the preceding study material and reading sections;
New Mexico Photos Show (12 images and text in English handy for individualized one-to-one or whole class instruction as the pictures and text fonts can be moved about, re-sized etc;
Handy Links for Articles, Books and Videos about New Mexico which can be used for individualized teacher-student one-to-one instruction, for class research or extra credit projects;
New Mexico Clipart that is public domain handy and with some English explanatory text for example for room décor, test and worksheet enhancers, flashcards, trading cards, reward stickers etc;
Government Document About The Roswell Incident (New Mexico has a continuing space industry and many tourists find the Roswell UFO controvery intriguing);
A Handy Map Of New Mexico which may be used as a template to quickly develop countless map usage worksheets by adding questions such as “In which grid is Los Alamos?” or “In which direction is Santa Fe from Espanola?”;
Lyrics For The State Song “O Fair New Mexico;”
Certificate Of Achievement, an item students, parents and administrators love to see and which is a solid sign that you strive to motivate;
Handy Plain English Summary To Help Teach About New Mexico In Line With Social Studies CCSS And Various Other State And District Standards.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.1 through 10 regarding support for what is said; tell central ideas (theme/s); summary; choose best explanations; know meanings of words, phrases, etc; identify structure; tell about differing points of view; use visuals; give evidence to prove if a writer is right or not and why; compare and contrast primary and secondary sources; read with comprehension.
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Spanish used in products in the store here is more in the informal Latino Spanish actually used by most students from Latin America rather than the formal Castilian of Spain; so there are some differences in grammar, spelling and or vocabulary even as there are with American and British English.
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