Cinco de Mayo - Read and Work with Craft - New Edition (1st-5th)
This Thematic Unit contains different sets of Printables including easy reading passages with facts about May 5th :

• Why do we celebrate 5 de mayo?

• Facts about the Mexican flag

• Facts about the Mexican food

• Where is Mexico located?

• How do people celebrate May 5th?

• Facts about Pinatas to celebrate May 5th

• Ignacio Zaragoza Biography

With this new edition I added the reading passages in color, too.

Craft activity: Making the postrait of Ignacio Zaragoza – Materials and Instructions with the final picture.


• Complete a KWL Chart related to Cinco de Mayo. (added in this New Edition)

• Write words related to Cinco de Mayo in the bubble map. (added in this New Edition)

• Test your Spanish! Match Spanish words with items related to Cinco de Mayo. (added in this New Edition)

• Write facts about May 5th.

• Complete a chart with facts about Ignacio Zaragoza – (4 facts)

• Venn diagram – Compare and contrast American and Mexican food.

• May 5th Flip flap minibook – a chance for the kids to display on their notebooks.

• Write vowels related to May 5th items

• Cut, paste and color: May 5th

• Order May 5th words alphabetically

• Design your own piñata (students have to draw their own piñata and decorate it). You can make a pinata with the whole group as an additional task.



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Created: Apr 8, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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