Cinco de Mayo

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Celebrated on May 5th in both Mexico and the United States, this day commemorates Mexico's unlikely win against France during the Battle of Puebla. This holiday has evolved into a day to celebrate Mexican culture through food, drinks, music and traditional Mexican attire. Create a free account and search Cinco in the Ready-To-Go Publicly Shared Activities Bank.

 

 

Cinco de Mayo (Primary) 

Suggested for 2nd grade, this informational text introduces students to Cinco de Mayo and the meaning of the Mexican flag. Four student response questions checks comprehension.  

Cinco de Mayo

 
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What is Cinco de Mayo? 

Upper elementary and middle school students will discover the history of this holiday that cheers on the underdog! Short but informational, this article gives students a better understanding of the reason we celebrate not only the military win, but the Mexican American friendship. Eight automatically graded multiple choice questions keep students academically focused and provide immediate feedback. 

What is Cinco de Mayo?

 
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Cinco de Mayo (Elementary)

This brightly colored non-fiction text emphasizes both vocabulary and historical significance. Multiple choice, vocabulary and extended response questions provide a well balanced reading and language arts activity perfect for May 5th. 

 

Cinco de Mayo

 
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Cinco de Mayo 

One page of informational text provides students the facts of why and how we celebrate this holiday each May 5th. Students are asked to match phrases from the article to test language and vocabulary comprehension. This activity builds both reading and language arts skills. Twelve exact match items provide fully automated grading with instant scoring. 

Cinco de Mayo

 
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The Origin of Cinco de Mayo

Perfect for middle school students, this short article explains the origin of Cinco de Mayo. Five extended response questions allow student time to practice using the HTML editor for a variety of questions.  Attach a rubric to any extended response for one click grading and student feedback.

The Origin of Cinco de Mayo

 
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