BC: Created by Ms. Friedman's Class and Mrs. Polis
FC: Passport to Stories Around the World Mexico by Ms. Friedman's Class
1: Songs from Mexico We enjoyed these songs in Music Class "De Colores" "The Spanish Counting Song" "Bate Bate Chocolate"
3: Books we used to learn about Mexico
4: A-Z Mexico by Justine and Ron Fontes Explores the history, geography, economy, people, culture, and other aspects of Mexico featureing a topic for each letter of the alphabet.
5: My First Atlas by Katie John Sharp
6: World Book Student Discovery Encyclopedia
7: Mexico is well known for its beautiful beaches.
8: * In Mexico they make hot chocolate out of cocoa beans.
9: * The Aztecs liked chocolate so much that they used the cocoa beans as money.
10: Land Most of the country is covered by mountains.
11: * Many Mexican holidays come from Catholic people.
12: * They vote for a new president every six years.
13: *Currently there is a flu going around known as the swine flu.
14: *Soccer is very important in Mexico therefore boys learn how to play when they are very young.
15: * Mexicans have two last names. * The children begin school at age six.
16: We used the Proquest database Culture Grams- Kids Edition.
17: We also used the Time for Kids website.
19: Cuckoo by Lois Ehlert A traditional Mayan tale which reveals how the cuckoo lost her beautiful feathers.
20: Here are the pictures we drew to help tell the story.
21: Alex | Maria
22: Christopher | Sabrina
23: Lucy | Serena
24: Melissa | Sam
25: Colin | Matthew M.
26: Steven | Lexi
27: Holland | Johnny
28: Mia | Lindsay
29: Matthew A.