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1 ¡Vamos a ir a Mexico! By: Christopher Fleming, Alexis Munroe, Paige Williams, and Kristy Shattler

2 Pre-Test: Mexico A. True D. Desert Shrub B. Pesos B. Diego Rivera
1. A. True 2. D. Desert Shrub 3. B. Pesos 4. B. Diego Rivera 5. D. All of the Above 6. B. Rainforest Answers 1 2 3 Pre-Test: Mexico Question 4 Mexico is located to the south of the United States Who was the most famous painter in Mexico’s history? True False Leonardo Da Vinci 2. Which of the following is NOT a vegetation zone in Mexico? Diego Rivera Pablo Picasso Coniferous forest Enrique Iglesias Rainforest Mexico contains these types of natural landmarks: Prairie Sinkholes Desert Shrub Waterfalls What do you call Mexican money? Caves Dollars All of the above Pesos 6. Which vegetation zone receives the most rain? Yen Rupees Deciduous forest USER TEMPLATE INSTRUCTIONS: How to update to your own questions and answers. Click the text box visible on the main screen to enter Questions. Above the visible classroom scene (scroll up), is a column of text boxes for typing corresponding Answers. TO USE THE POP QUIZ: Run presentation allowing time for response(s), clicking on the numbered button (right column) for answer(s). The button will dim when the answer is revealed, but you can revisit answers by re-pressing the button. BUIDLER NOTES: Added background of classroom scene. (Right click on slide and Format Background, and choose picture from file). Drew four shapes to create a mask around chalkboard. (A rectangle above the chalkboard contains cropped image of the ceiling, a rectangle below contains the desks, and so on). Grouped these images, and only the chalkboard slate of the background was still visible. Drew a rectangle off-screen, and filled this with a chalkboard image. Repeated for a total of 10 chalkboards, slightly spaced apart and aligned in a vertical row. Drew text boxes over the chalkboard shapes to hold Answers. Grouped all shapes and text boxes in steps 4 & 5. (This entire chalkboard-text Group shows up as “Group 65” in the Custom Animation window). Drew shape for Button #1, and gave a Custom Animation from the Animation menu (Emphasis/ Darken). Clicked the off screen chalkboard-text column (Group 65), and gave this a series of animations when Button #1 is pressed: first an Exit/Fade Out (to pre-hide entire column), then a Motion Path (to bring the proper Answer into the chalkboard area), and lastly Entrance/Fade In (to reveal the Answer). Used Custom Animation window (at right) to alter Start and Speed of these in the proper chain of events. Continued this with the remaining buttons # 5 6

3 Pre-Test: Mexico B. Pesos C. Cactus Leaves D. All of the Above A. Oil
7. B. Pesos 8. C. Cactus Leaves 9. D. All of the Above 10. A. Oil 11. B. True 12. D. Mother’s Day Answers 7 8 9 Pre-Test: Mexico Question 10 7. The smaller coins are called: Which of the following is Mexico’s main natural resource? Dimes Pesos Oil Centavos Silver Pennies Timber Which of the following is a food that is NOT found in both Mexico and the United States? Lead You need 100 centavos to make a peso? Steak True Scallops False Cactus Leaves Which of the following is a holiday celebrated in both Mexico and the United States? Carrots Some physicals features of Mexico include: Cinco De Mayo Sierra Madre Occidental Mexican Independence Day The Mexican altiplano Day of the Dead The Appalachian Mountains Mother’s Day Just A and B USER TEMPLATE INSTRUCTIONS: How to update to your own questions and answers. Click the text box visible on the main screen to enter Questions. Above the visible classroom scene (scroll up), is a column of text boxes for typing corresponding Answers. TO USE THE POP QUIZ: Run presentation allowing time for response(s), clicking on the numbered button (right column) for answer(s). The button will dim when the answer is revealed, but you can revisit answers by re-pressing the button. BUIDLER NOTES: Added background of classroom scene. (Right click on slide and Format Background, and choose picture from file). Drew four shapes to create a mask around chalkboard. (A rectangle above the chalkboard contains cropped image of the ceiling, a rectangle below contains the desks, and so on). Grouped these images, and only the chalkboard slate of the background was still visible. Drew a rectangle off-screen, and filled this with a chalkboard image. Repeated for a total of 10 chalkboards, slightly spaced apart and aligned in a vertical row. Drew text boxes over the chalkboard shapes to hold Answers. Grouped all shapes and text boxes in steps 4 & 5. (This entire chalkboard-text Group shows up as “Group 65” in the Custom Animation window). Drew shape for Button #1, and gave a Custom Animation from the Animation menu (Emphasis/ Darken). Clicked the off screen chalkboard-text column (Group 65), and gave this a series of animations when Button #1 is pressed: first an Exit/Fade Out (to pre-hide entire column), then a Motion Path (to bring the proper Answer into the chalkboard area), and lastly Entrance/Fade In (to reveal the Answer). Used Custom Animation window (at right) to alter Start and Speed of these in the proper chain of events. Continued this with the remaining buttons # 11 12

4 Geography in Mexico! By Alexis Munroe

5 Anticipatory set Fly Over Mexico!
In class I will start off showing a video of Mexico. I will then show students the Google Map of Mexico and allow students to come click some different pictures. Anticipatory set

6 Physical features of Mexico
Baja Peninsula - a long peninsula off the northwest coast of Mexico (in the Pacific Ocean). Belize - a small country that borders Mexico on the southeast; it is located on the Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico - a large body of water that borders Mexico to the east. Guatemala - a country that borders Mexico on the south; it borders the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. Isthmus of Tehuantepec - an isthmus in southern Mexico. (An isthmus is a narrow strip of land with water on two sides - it connects two larger landmasses.) Matamoros - a city in northern Mexico that is at the southernmost tip of Texas, USA. Mexico City - the capital of of Mexico; it is located in central Mexico. Pacific Ocean - a large body of water that borders Mexico to the west. Sonoran Desert - a desert in northwestern Mexico near the US border. Tijuana - a Mexican city located at the northwestern corner of Mexico, just below California, USA. United States of America - the country that borders Mexico to the north. Yucatan Peninsula - a peninsula off the southeast coast of Mexico (in the Gulf of Mexico).

7 Natural and Man Made Landmarks
I will then show the students a Glogster made on the physical and man made landmarks of Mexico Natural and Man Made Landmarks

8 Physical Features Assessment
1. What is the capital of Mexico? _____________________________________ 2. What country borders Mexico on the north? ___________________________ 3. What two countries border Mexico on the southeast? ________________________ and _________________________ 4. What ocean borders Mexico on the west? __________________________________ 5. What large body of water borders Mexico on the east? _______________________________ 6. What is the name of the city in the northwestern tip of Mexico? _____________________ 7. What is the name of the desert in northwestern Mexico? ______________________________ 8. What is the name of the long peninsula on the northwest coast of Mexico? ______________________________________ 9. What is the name of the city in the northeastern corner of Mexico (at the southern tip of Texas)? _____________________________________ 10. What is the name of the peninsula in southeastern Mexico? __________________________________________________________ Physical Features Assessment

9 Explaining the photo journal
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 2 Sentences about Geography (5 pts) 2 Sentences about Climate, Vegetation, and Natural Resources (5 pts) 2 Sentences about culture 2 Sentences about currency (5 pts) 2 Sentences about our fiesta and what you enjoyed most about Mexico (10 pts) Photo about Geography (5 pts) Photo about Climate, Vegetation, and Natural Resources (5 pts) Photo about culture (5 pts) Photo about currency (5pts) Photo about the Fiesta (5 pts) Total=10 pts Total= 10 pts Total= 15 pts Explaining the photo journal

10 Explaining the newscast project
The newscast will take place in groups The group must present their favorite facts for each day of the week. Time will be provided in class for the students to complete this project On Friday, the newscast will be presented to the class and filmed to show to the school TV station Explaining the newscast project

11 Hola Amigos Let’s meet Pablo By: Paige Williams

12 Climate 1. “What do you think the climate in Mexico is like?” 2. “Do you think the entire country has the same climate, or do different areas of Mexico have different weather?” Climate Map

13 4 types of vegetation in Mexico:
Rainforest Deciduous forest Desert shrub Coniferous forest

14 Rainforest

15 Deciduous Forest

16 Desert Shrub

17 Coniferous Forest

18 Time for an Activity! In groups… 1. Discuss the question, “Do you think the climate might affect what plants may grow in a certain area?” 2. Get out four sticky notes per group. Write the name of a vegetation zone on each sticky note. With your group, decide where on the map you think each sticky note belongs.

19 Think about these questions as you…
Natural Resources 1. “What do all of these words have in common?” 2. “Do you think any of these words relate to Mexico?” 3. “How could these words relate to Mexico?” Think about these questions as you… Make an inference!

20 Time for an Activity! In your groups we are going to travel to the stations around the room. Each station will have a different natural resource for us to learn about. Don’t forget your camera journals! Alvin Y Las Ardillas

21 Camera Journals Get out your camera journals and write a few sentences on something you learned from today’s lesson. Don’t forget to draw a picture with 1-2 sentences explaining it also!

22 Day 3 Lesson By: Christopher Fleming
Mexican Currency Day 3 Lesson By: Christopher Fleming

23 Introduction Counting Game!
Think about the different American coins and bills that you encounter everyday as we play this game.

24 Introduction (cont.) So what coins or bills did you notice were used in the game? Can you think of any others?

25 Mexican Currency Mexican currency is called Pesos.
Just like in the United States Mexico has coins and bills called peso notes. Interesting fact: the symbol is the “$” Coins Two types: Pesos and Centavos Pesos are larger 1 Peso = 100 Centavos

26 Mexican Currency (cont.)
Coin Denominations Centavos: 5, 10, 20, 50 Pesos: 1, 2, 5, 10 Peso Note Denominations 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000

27 Currency Converter! Definition: Conversion – the act of changing from one unit to another. Lets see what happens when we enter different dollar amounts into the currency converter.

28 Coin Etching Activity Watch me as I do a coin etching.
Now take one of the pieces of paper in the center of your table and a pencil. Go to each station and make an etching of the coin that you find there as I demonstrated. Then write the name of the coin near your etching. After you have finished with each station seat back down at your table.

29 Camera Journal Now get out your camera journal and write one to two sentences about something you learned today and illustrate it. Topics: coins, bills, counting game, currency converter, coin etching. If you finish early, you can work on your newscast with your group.

30 Everyday Life in Mexico
4/13/2017 2:15 PM Everyday Life in Mexico By: Kristy Shattler © 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.

31 video http://www.festival.si.edu/2010/mexico.aspx
4/13/2017 2:15 PM After watching the video… how are the images similar and different to our culture in the United States? video © 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.

32 Look What Came From Mexico!
United States Mexico Look What Came From Mexico!

33 Art of Mexico Click here to hear a short biography of Diego Rivera.
Click here to see other crafts from Mexico.

34 Food that comes from Mexico
Mexico has been cultivating food for almost 10,000 years. They are the source of many foods we eat every day. One thing they have in Mexico that we don’t eat here is Cactus Leaves! Squash Chili Peppers Corn Chocolate Tamales Tortilla Tacos

35 Mexico uses some of the same entertainment as the U. S
Mexico uses some of the same entertainment as the U.S. and has some of their own. entertainment

36 Television In Mexico, they like some of the same actors and actresses that we watch here in America. They also watch some of the same shows as us, but they have some shows that we don’t have too! Selena Gomez Miss Piggy TV Guide

37 Music Everyday Mexcian Radio
Click here to watch a Traditional Mexican Dance Click here to hear the Mexican National Anthem

38 Sports in Mexico In Mexico, they play many of the same sports that we do! With an elbow partner, answer these questions: What is your favorite sport? Do you know where this sport came from?

39 holidays Celebrations!
This site provides a list of all the Holidays celebrated in Mexico. Which holiday do they have that you might like to celebrate too? holidays

40 Please take out your camera journals and record 1-2 things from today’s lesson that you found interesting.

41 A Cinco de mayo celebration
¡Fiesta! A Cinco de mayo celebration

42 Today… We will read the story Cinco De Mayo: Celebrating the Traditions of Mexico. Students will present their newscasts they have been working on all week. This will be filmed by the teacher. Students will take the Post Assessment. We will celebrate the end of the unit with the guacamole we learned about on Thursday and provided chips. Students will watch a traditional Mexican dance and be encouraged to dance along. Traditional Dance

43 The End!


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