Introducing the History and Culture of Mexico DVD
Come along with Jason, a student from the U.S., and Lydia, a girl from Mexico City, as they journey through Mexico and explore its rich history and culture! Discover and hear about the ancient cultures of the Mayans and Aztecs, the Mexican War of Independence, a few important Mexican historical figures and the government of Mexico. Learn about the famous Mexican muralist, Diego Rivera, the Mexican holiday, “Day of the Dead,” and some of the music heard around Mexico. Watch as Lydia takes Jason to Paracho to learn about Mexican arts and crafts, including the intricate work of guitar making! Filmed in documentary style, this is a great introduction to important parts of Mexican culture and history! ©2012. 30 minutes. English with some Spanish vocabulary. Not rated. All levels.
Introducing the History and Culture of Mexico DVD Activity Packet
A perfect companion to the Introducing the History and Culture of Mexico DVD! A collection of custom-created activities designed to help support vocabulary reinforcement, classroom discussions, and cultural awareness. Reproducible activities include word puzzles, matching, fill in the blank, video bingo, vocabulary, time line exercises, map activity, rapid response game, sentence creation, Maya discoveries, comprehension lessons and more! ©2009. 23 pages. English with Spanish vocabulary. Beginning level. Reproducible.