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ERIC Number: ED094902
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jul
El Cinco de Mayo. The Fifth of May.
Lizcano, Jeannette; Garza, Laura Leticia
"El Cinco de Mayo", a commemoration of when Mexican troops defeated French invaders, is the topic of this unit developed for the Bilingual/Multicultural Education Program of the Crystal City Independent School District (Crystal City, Texas). As unit objectives, the students are to demonstrate their comprehension of the significance of "el cinco de mayo" by (1) answering correctly 8 of the 10 test questions and (2) participating in oral discussions utilizing four study questions. The study questions are: (1) Why do we celebrate "el cinco de mayo"? (2) What kind of celebration is held in Crystal City for "el cinco de mayo"? (3) Who was Benito Juarez? Why do we have a statue of him by the City Hall? and (4) In what way can the struggle of the Mexican people against the French be compared to the Chicano Movement? The unit's narrative section consists of both an English and a Spanish version. The 10 test questions are also included. (NQ)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of School Systems (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Crystal City Independent School District, TX.
Identifiers - Location: Texas
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Emergency School Aid Act 1972