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Additional Lessons 181 - 190 of 505 for Mexican Culture
  181.   From Corn to Tortillas
...er Training Program Loyola A. Martinez, Project Director Dan Villescas, Curriculum Development Specialist El Alma de la Raza Series From Corn to Tortillas From Corn to Tortillas Unit Concepts * * * * * History of the tortilla Growth cycle of the corn plant Importance of the tortilla in Hispanic culture How to make a tortilla Significance of clay pottery in Hispanic culture Standards Addressed by This Unit Language Students read and understand a variety of materials. (RW1) Students read and recognize literature as a record of human experience. (RW6) Students will add new vocabulary to their language experiences. (Pathwa...
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    Grade Level: Pre-K

  182.   Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!
...cent of the U.S. population. --- In the U.S. 1990 census, the Hispanic population was 22.4 million. --- Hispanics are the fastest-growing minority group. --- The Census bureau projects that the U.S. Hispanic population will reach 102.6 million by 2050. --- 64% of the U.S. Hispanic population are of Mexican background. Another approximately 10 percent are of Puerto Rican background. --- The median age of the Hispanic population is 27.2 years; that compares with 36.2 years for the population as a whole. --- 49% of the U.S. Hispanic-origin population lives in California or Texas. California is home to 12.4 million Hispanics, a...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  183.   "Bursting" Stereotypes
"Bursting" Stereotypes Return to Lesson Article Subjects Arts & Humanities Language Arts Social Studies Psychology Regions/Cultures Sociology Grades 3-5 6-8 9-12 Brief Description Balloons serve as a conduit in this lesson in which students "burst" stereotypes that unfairly label individuals or groups. Objectives Students will learn the meaning of the word stereotype. work in groups to come up with stereotype statements. discuss whether the statement...
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    Grade Level: 3-12

  184.   Scientists Discover Oldest Mayan Mural
Scientists Discover Oldest Mayan Mural Subjects Arts & Humanities --Art History Social Studies --Current Events --Geography --History ----World History --Regions/Cultures Grades Grades 2-up News Content Archaeologists have learned new things about the Mayans from an ancient mural. Anticipation Guide Before reading, introduce students to the concept of the Mayan culture. Maya people thrived between 1000 B.C and the 1500s (A.D.). Help students identify on a world or Western Hemisphere map t...
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    Grade Level: K-12

  185.   Memorial Day Shoebox Parade
...create a timeline of U.S. war and conflict. make "shoebox floats" to represent and commemorate soldiers throughout history. Keywords War, soldiers, servicemen, service women, Memorial Day, Veterans Day, parade, float, shoebox, timeline, conflict, Revolutionary War, American Revolution, War of 1812, Mexican-American War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Iraq, Desert Storm, diorama Materials Needed shoebox (one for each student or small group of students) library and/or Internet resource materials a timeline (teacher or student created) art supplies for cre...
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    Grade Level: 3-12

  186.   The Beat of Mexico
> > Lesson Plan L E S S O N P L A N The Beat of Mexico Subject: Music Grade: Pre-K, K-2, 3-5 Brief Description Students learn about mariachi music and create their own rhythm instruments. Objectives Students learn about the music of Mexico. Keywords Mexico, mariachi, rhythm, instrument, culture Materials Needed one plastic pantyhose egg, one empty drink mix cylinder, or two heavy-duty paper plates per student beans paint and paintbrushes glue or stapler Optional Web Sites for Cinco de Mayo Celebration Lesson Plan Explain to students that music is an important part of Mexican festivals. Play a selection of mariac...
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    Grade Level: Pre-K

  187.   Our Changing Voices
...her waves of immigration that occurred after the initial dates? b. What had been happening in their homeland that encouraged or forced many people to leave? c. Where in the U.S. did they settle? d. What types of jobs/labor did they do? e. What additional reasons for leaving did people cite? f. What cultural impact did they have on the United States? g. What language did they first speak when coming to the U.S.? Did you find anything about the infusion of English into their homes? Anything about education? Religion? h. How were the immigrants treated when they first got here? Any laws that may have been passed that encourage...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  188.   Lesson Topic/Subject:
Lesson Topic/Subject: Papel Picado ( Mexican Cut Paper) Grade: Fifth Teacher: Holly McCarty Time: 1 hour Objectives: 1. Students will describe the characteristics of a piece of papel picado. art seen in the El Dia de los Muertos festival. Knowledge. 2. Students will predict what medium was used in the papel picado art. Analysis. 3. Students will predict where they m...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  189.   Rites of Passage « Terrain for Schools Curriculum Guide, Spring 2002 « Ecology Center
...: Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters (BACH) Bay Area Seed Interchange Library (BASIL) Berkeley Biodiesel Collective Berkeley Community Gardening Collaborative Catalog Choice Community Water Rights Project Farmers' Market EBT Project Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) Indigenous Permaculture Project International Plastics Task Force (IPTF) Non-GMO Project Plastics Task Force West Berkeley Alliance for Clean Air and Safe Jobs Spring 2002 Terrain for Schools Home Lesson Plans About Us Sign Up Links Advanced Search Terrain for Schools Curriculum Guide, Spring 2002 Language Arts :: Spring 2002 Rites of Passage Do...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  190.   Native American Policy « Terrain for Schools Curriculum Guide, Summer 2002 « Ecology Center
...: Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters (BACH) Bay Area Seed Interchange Library (BASIL) Berkeley Biodiesel Collective Berkeley Community Gardening Collaborative Catalog Choice Community Water Rights Project Farmers' Market EBT Project Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) Indigenous Permaculture Project International Plastics Task Force (IPTF) Non-GMO Project Plastics Task Force West Berkeley Alliance for Clean Air and Safe Jobs Terrain for Schools Summer 2002 Home Lesson Plans About Us Sign Up Links Advanced Search Social Studies :: Summer 2002 Terrain for Native American Policy Schools Curriculum Download a PDF...
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    Grade Level: 9-12


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