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Cinco de Mayo el 3 de mayo – Hagan Ahora ¿Qué es el cinco de mayo? ¿Por qué celebra el cinco de mayo? ¿Quién celebra el cinco de mayo? ¿Cómo celebra el cinco de mayo? el 3 de mayo • Hagan Ahora • Intro: Proyecto de Grupo – Cinco de Mayo • martes: investigación • miércoles: colaboración • jueves: presentaciones • viernes: fiesta Monday – Intro to Group Project Organize who will … 1. Task organizer will assign tasks and take notes 2. Web explorers will be in charge of searching for information 3. Presentation designers will work on creating final product 4. Presenters will share all information on Thursday. 5. Whole group will contribute to fiesta and complete a peer evaluation. Tuesday: Research Complete … - All questions in all categories - A bibliography of all sources for your last slide. Wednesday: Create presentation Design a multimedia project that in 1 of the following formats - Microsoft Powerpoint, MAC Keynote, Google Presentation, Voicethread - Include interesting colors, fonts, backgrounds, music, video, etc. - Presentations should be no longer than 6 minutes Thursday - Presentations The class will complete - A electronic peer evaluation survey - A review of doodle poll results to determine if a celebration is appropriate Friday - Fiesta Requires students to - Set up class contributions - Bring food/drinks/supplies (doodle poll) - Collect trash - Reassemble classroom Categories of Information • History Hunter • Festive Foods • Modern Music and Movies • Fascinating Facts • Typical Traditions 1. History Hunters 1. Who were the following people? - Benito Juarez - Porfirio Diaz - Ignacio Zaragoza - Napoleon III - Maximilian - The Marquis de Radepont 2. What role did each of these people play? 3. What is the biggest misconception about Cinco de mayo? 4. What caused the conflict that led to the Battle of Puebla? 5. Explain what happened at the Battle of Puebla. 6. How long did the conflict last and in what year did it end? 7. What was the end result of the conflict? 2. Festive Foods 1. Explain what the following foods are: - Menudo - Mole - Chorizo - Chilaquiles - Flan 2. Name and describe three typical foods served at Cinco de mayo celebrations. (not including the ones listed above) 3. Mexican food is a mix of what types of food? 4. What are some common staples found in the Mexican diet? 5. What food item accompanies almost every meal? 6. What does the word "taco" really mean? 7. What Mexican foods do we eat in the U.S. today? 3. Modern Music & Moves 1. What are some common topics in Mexican songs? 2. What is the significance of the "La Cucaracha" song? 3. What is Mariachi music? 4. What kind of instruments are used in Mariachi music? 5. Identify at least two modern-day Mariachi groups and give a few details about each one. 6. What is Tejano music and why is it so popular? 7. What kind of dances are popular in Cinco de mayo celebrations? 4. Fascinating Facts 1. Why is Cinco de mayo significant to all Americans? 2. Other than the Battle of Puebla, what three things does Cinco de mayo celebrate? 3. What was France's excuse for invading Mexico? 4. What now occupies the space that once was the battlefield of Puebla? 5. How many Mexican soldiers and French soldiers were involved in the Battle of Puebla? 6. Why was the initial victory at Puebla important in Mexican history? 7. Name an important Mexican battle cry. 5. Typical Traditions 1. What can you expect to see in a Cinco de mayo parade? 2. Other than parades, what other activities are common for a Cinco de mayo celebration? 3. How do people in San Diego's Old Town celebrate Cinco de mayo? 4. What type of events are popular in Los Angeles to celebrate Cinco de mayo? 5. Describe the typical costume for Cinco de mayo. 6. Why is Cinco de mayo celebrated on a much larger scale in the U.S.? 7. Name and describe a popular decoration made for this holiday.
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