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Cinco de Mayo

4.75  ·  Rating Details ·  4 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
When people think of Cinco de Mayo, images of food, dance, and beautiful clothing come to mind, but the origins of the holiday are very different from today's celebrations. This book teaches the history of Cinco de Mayo and explains how the holiday has changed through the years from being a commemoration of Mexico's military victory over France at the battle of Puebla to ...more
Paperback, 24 pages
Published January 1st 2011 by Heinemann Library (first published July 1st 2010)
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Inna Nako
-this book tells of the story of the Mexican holiday-Cinco de Mayo
-explains why it is celebrated, as well as symbols and rituals that happen on that day
-a good way to introduce holidays and festivals
-will make a good connection, especially with children in your class from Mexico and/or Mexican descent
Gina
Apr 08, 2014 Gina marked it as to-read
Cinco de Mayo is a picture and informational text that introduces readers to what Cinco de Mayo is and why is it special to the Spanish culture? For a writing lesson, I would have students to write about an important holiday that they celebrate and why is it special to them?
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