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How to Rock Cinco de Mayo in Your Spanish Class

Cinco de Mayo is fast approaching.  Are you ready to create a memorable Cinco experience for your Spanish students?  What?  You’re busy grading papers, writing final exams, and trying to figure out how to get that one tricky student, Pablo, to stop disrupting class?

Don’t worry – I’ve got you covered.  The World Language Cafe is hosting a 16 Day Cinco de Mayo Celebration on Facebook. Read more…

Cinco de Mayo Spanish Lesson Plans

Cinco de Mayo Spanish Lesson Plans

Cinco de Mayo is coming up and as Spanish teachers, it’s our chance to set the record straight.

1. Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day (which is actually Sept. 16th), but is instead the celebration of the Battle of Puebla when Gen. Ignacio Zaragoza led a poorly armed group of mestizos and zapotecs to victory against the French (Napoleon III’s forces).   Read more…