Mexico Celebrates 200 Years – Lesson Plan


Mapa de Méjico 1847, showing the alternative d...

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View Mexico’s Controversial Bicentenary Celebration

Discussion Guide

History of Mexico–Lesson Plan 1


Students will research the major events in Mexican history over the past 200 years and display information via a timeline

Timeline Expectations

Mexican Culture–Lesson Plan 2


Students will complete a multi-faceted project on Mexican culture

Project Expectations

Research Paper–Lesson Plan 3

Objective: Students will write a formal research paper on the problems Mexico currently faces

Research Paper Expectations

21st Century Core Content
Government and Civics

21st Century Themes
Global Awareness
Civic Literacy

21st Century Skills
Think Creatively
Work Creatively With Others
Reason Effectively
Make Judgments and Decisions
Solve Problems
Communicate Clearly
Use and Manage Information
Analyze Media
Create Media Products

Recommended Online Resources:

CulturalGrams (good for younger students)

World History in Context (good for older students)

World History – Modern Era (ABC-Clio) (good for middle/high school students)

Additional Resources:

Mexico Turns 200, Hundreds of Thousands Party

Mexico Wants Violence-Free 200th Birthday

Mexico Country Overview

Mexico’s Problems Go Beyond Cartels

Facts About Mexico


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