Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program in Mexico, 2010

Inside Mexico: A Journey through History and Society

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.

Veronica Allende

The Maya of Mexico (Social Studies and Language Arts; Grade 4)

Lori Arnold

Discovering the Maya of Yesterday (Social Studies, Multidisciplinary; Grades 5-8)

Soumountha Bessas

Mexico: Many Faces in Many Places (History, Language Arts and Social Studies, World Languages; Grades 2-5)

Chandra Erickson

Un Viaje por México: From the Yucatán Peninsula to Mexico City (Elementary Spanish; Grade 4)

Brenda Hargrove

The African Influence in Mexico (History, Latin American Studies; Grades 6-12)

Maria Leake

Exploring Mexico's Material Culture through Artistic Interpretations (Art Education; Grades PK-5)

Marti Middlebrook

Southern Mexico: Past and Present (Language Arts, Social Studies, Art; Grade 2)

Molly O'Donoghue

Mexico's Fascinating Flora and Fauna (Language Arts, Social Studies, Science; Grade 1)

Brenda Prescott

Art in Mexico: Communicating across Centuries and Cultures (Arts, Humanities; Grades K-5)

Joyce Richardson-Melech

Alain and Chalupa Explore Mexico! (Language Arts, Social Studies; Grades 3-6)

Tetyana Roger

Fiesta Mexicana (Language Arts, Social Studies, Visual Arts, Mathematics; Grades 3-4)

Stephanie Skiba

I Can Do It Too! (Social Studies; Grade 3, can be adapted to most elementary grades)

Rhonda Thompson

Third Grade Spanish Enrichment: Introduction to the Spanish Language with a Focus on Mexican Culture (Social Studies, Language Arts; Grades K-5)

Beth White

Journey to Mexico: A Comparison of Cultures and Introduction to Survival Vocabulary (Social Studies, World Languages; Grades 5-8)

Rochelle Wiese

Making Something out of Almost Nothing: Recycling in Mexico (ELL students with limited language proficiency; Grades 5-6)

Debbie Zlotowitz, Lauren Sachs, and Michelle Carfagna

Using Mexican Civilization and Culture to Write a Beginning Research Paper (Social Studies, Language Arts; Grades 3-5)