En la Clase: Mexican Christmas and Winter Celebrations

December is full of opportunities to teach about a variety of cultural traditions.  For today’s En la Clase, I’m sharing lesson plans and resources that focus on celebrations specific to Mexico, and that are observed across parts of Latin America and the United States. I’ve separated out three of the celebrations below, but Rebecca Collins created a thematic unit that incorporates many of the Mexican celebrations that take place during December and January.  She provides great background information and lots of ideas for classroom activities.

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