Traditions and Customs of Mexico
Introduce your students to some of the traditions and customs of Mexico with help from Lydia, a girl from Mexico, as she shares basic information about a handful of holidays with their traditions and meanings with Jason, a boy from Texas. Learn how the people of Mexico express themselves, how they celebrate el Día de los Muertos, Quinceañera, Cinco de Mayo, el Día de la Independencia, Cumpleaños and Navidad. Hear from Lydia about some of the customs related to dating, marriage and personal space, while learning some of the nicknames given to one another and more. Filmed in Mexico.
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©2010. All levels. 30 minutes. English with Spanish vocabulary subtitles. Not rated.
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The activity packet includes 16 custom-created activities especially designed to help support vocabulary reinforcement, classroom discussions and cultural awareness. Reproducible activities include word puzzles, matching, fill in the blank, video bingo, vocabulary, rapid response classroom game, story board activity, sentence construction, true or false, research, skits, comprehension lessons, computer activities and more!
©2011. Level 1. English with some Spanish vocabulary. Reproducible. 19 pages.
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