Nine Days to Christmas: A Story of Mexico
Objectives: Students will…
-listen to the story read by Friday.
-interact in a group with song and dance.
-give an illustrated response by drawing and painting.
1. Puppet Friday will assist in reading the story, Nine Days to Christmas: A Story of Mexico.
2. The students will make a pi–ata following the instructions in the book, Look What We’ve Brought You From Mexico.
3. The children will participate in a Posadas by marching through the hallway, knocking on nine doors. At the first eight doors we are turned away. The ninth door is opened, and the fiesta begins with songs, food and dancing.
4. The children will use watercolor to illustrate the Aztec warriors preparing for war.