Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program in Mexico, 2009

Down the Roads of Southern Mexico: History, Traditions, and Modern Challenges

The following curriculum units were developed by educators who participated in a month-long seminar in Mexico. Target subjects and grade levels vary; please contact LLILAS Public Engagement if you have questions regarding how to best use these resources in your classroom.

Unless otherwise noted, all files are in Adobe PDF format.

Lisa Blanford

Cuatro fábulas zapotecas (Four Zapotec Fables) (Advanced Spanish; Grade 7+)

Mary Bradshaw

Public Speaking for English Language Learners from Mexico (Advanced ELL classes; Grades 6-8)

Nelda Brangwin

We're Moving to Mexico-Where Will We Live? (Information Literacy, Social Studies, Language Arts; Grades 4-6)

Cynthia Carlton

Mexican-Inspired Puppets Tell Stories (Music, Drama; Grades 2-3)

Lori Cottle

Street Art in Mexico (Visual Art, with Social Studies and Language Arts activities; Grades 6-8)

Sarah Council

Los mayas, los aztecas y yo (Spanish I; Grades 7-8)

Paula Farthing

Destination: Southern Mexico (Spanish, Foreign Language Exploration; Grades 5-9)

GeriLynn Jamieson

¡Vamos! Let's Go! Road Trip: Southern Mexico (Social Studies, Language Arts, Life Science, Art; Grades 3-5)

Ginger Looney

Gaining a Basic Understanding of What It Means to Be Indigenous in Mexico Today: Using Online Documents for Research and Learning (Social Studies, Bilingual; Grades 5-8)

Maureen McNicholl

The Mighty Mesos: Amazing Achievements of the Ancient Aztecs and Maya (Social Studies, Spanish; Grades 5-6)

Kate Meyer

Chac, A Piece for String Orchestra (Orchestra; Grade 5)

Robi Parker

Migration Vacation in Mexico: Bats, Sea Turtles, and Butterflies on the Move (Science and Social Studies; Grades K-2)

Mary Schafer

M is for Mexico and M is for Me! (ESL, Social Studies, Language Arts; Grades 3-4)

Margaret Sites

Mexico: Did You Know? (English Language Arts; Grade 3)

Eugene Wheeler

The Legend of Cerro de la Silla in Monterrey, Mexico / Día de los Muertos Ofrendas (Social Studies; Grade 5)

Patrick Wininger

Following in the Footsteps of Diego Rivera (Spanish, Social Studies, Art; Grades 5-8)