Holiday: Cinco de Mayo

Here is a toolset all about the Spanish holiday, Cinco de Mayo. There are videos, websites and activities that elementary students can complete in the classroom.

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    Table of Contents: Cinco de Mayo

    2.  Cinco de Mayo
    3.  Teaching Resources: Cinco de Mayo
    4.  May Resource Page
    5.  Cinco de Mayo Activities
    6.  Cinco de Mayo Study Guide
    7.  Cinco de Mayo Resources for Teachers
    8.  Cinco de Mayo Mini Unit
    9.  Cinco de Mayo History Website
    10.  Teacher Guide to Cinco de Mayo
    11.  Cinco de Mayo Video
    12.  Cinco de Mayo: History & Music

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    Cinco de Mayo

    There are a variety of PDF, lesson plans and culture links all about Cinco de Mayo for Elementary teachers! Take the time to look at this website when teaching about Cinco de Mayo!

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    Teacher Resources- Cinco de Mayo

    This collection of reviewed resources highlights Cinco de Mayo. Learn how to make celebratory crafts, games to play, the history of the holiday, and more.

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    May Resource Page

    Here is an excellent website all about Cinco de Mayo! There is a Cinco de Mayo Teaching Theme (Fabulous resources, including vocabulary, history, worksheets, and more...) Also, how to make a Pinata, Bingo game Printables, Webquest and Calendar of Activities from Scholastic.

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    Cinco de Mayo Activities

    A collection of teaching activities for a cinco de mayo unit of study- crafts, worksheets, Spanish games, lesson ideas, interactive coloring pages, recommending reading - kids books

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    Cinco de Mayo Study Guide

    This Cinco de Mayo study guide is perfect to use when teaching students! Also, it includes key terms and discussion questions.

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    Cinco de Mayo Resources for Teachers

    Cinco de Mayo, observed on May 5 every year, is a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride in the United States and a way to commemorate the cause of freedom and democracy during the first years of the American Civil War.

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    Cinco de Mayo Mini Unit

    Cinco de Mayo, May 5th, is a national holiday for Mexico. This website contains a mini unit about Cinco de Mayo.

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    Cinco de Mayo History Website

    Cinco de Mayo is an important holiday in Mexico. This article would be helpful to teach students about this day.

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    Teacher Guide To Cinco De Mayo

    Teacher Guide To Cinco De Mayo Cinco de Mayo means the fifth of May in Spanish. This is a Mexican holiday that is celebrated all around the world. On May 5, 1862 at the Battle of Puebla, the Mexican army, who was lead by General Ignacio Zaragoza Sequin, defeated the French army.

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    Cinco de Mayo Video

    This video explains the history and background of Cinco de Mayo, the holiday that commemorates an initial victory of Mexican forces led by General Ignacio Zaragoza SeguĂ­n over French forces in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.

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    Cinco de Mayo: History and Music

    APS Teacher of the Month, Social Studies Teacher John J. Lopez, gives a brief history lesson about Cinco de Mayo. In celebration of the holiday, NM Style welcomes Mariachi Nuevo Mexico, led by Leo Gurule, for festive music to start the day.

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