Mexico

Where is Mexico? In this movie, you’ll learn all about this country! You'll discover parts of its history, learn about the Aztec empire, and visit Tenochtitlán. You'll learn about different Mexican holidays, such as Día de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead), Mexican Independence Day, and Cinco de Mayo. You’ll find different examples of Mexican culture in the United States today, such as food, music, art, and even language. Did you know many English words come from Spanish?

What Do You Know About Mexico? Lesson Plan: Mexican Geography, Culture, and History

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the basic geographic, historical, and cultural characteristics of Mexico. Students will explain what Mexico is like today and list examples of Mexican culture that are evident in the United States. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Mexico Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about Mexico. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Mexico topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »

Mexico Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about Mexico. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Mexico. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

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