MAR
15
2011

Expedition Earth: Mexico

Hola and welcome to our week on Mexico!

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Here’s what we did this week, and what we got pics of!

  • Located Mexico & the Gulf of Mexico on the map and completed our worksheet
  • How to say “Hello” in Spanish– Hola!
  • Prayed for the Spanish people
  • Learned a Spanish Song
  • Made homemade tortillas
  • Completed a lapbook activity
  • Learned about and classified 6 animals of Mexico
  • Learn about the underwater city of Tenochtitlan
  • Made a play-doh Aztec Temple
  • Learned more about Mexico from National Geographic Kids
  • Geography from A-Z pg 40 Seamount
  • Learn about the 4th Wonder of the World: Chichen Itza
  • Children Just Like Me Book
  • Made sun clay faces and pots with Terracotta clay
  • Went out to a local favorite Mexican restaurant, yum!Each week we go over all of the countries we’ve learned so far, plus our new one: Mexico!

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    Here’s our Mexico whiteboard, we review the facts daily through the week and sing our fun song:

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    We worked on our mapping and flag sheets:

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    Learned about 6 animals that can be found in Mexico. This is by far my kids favorite day of the week!

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    We experimented with terracotta clay, made sun faces and pinch pots.

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    That concludes our week in Mexico, stay tuned next week for Brazil!

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  1. I want to use your curriculum next year for the kiddos. Just starting this homeschool journey…so exciting! I absolutely love what you are doing!!!

  2. I want to use your curriculum next year for the kiddos. Just starting this homeschool journey…so exciting! I absolutely love what you are doing!!!

  3. I sent you an email (I hope you got it) because my hard drive crashed and I lost my expedition earth! Is there any way I can re-download or do I need to repurchase? I emailed you the account info, just thought I would comment on here, too so you would know to look for it – Mandi

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