Hi! It’s Friday, May 4, 2012 and time for a Virtual Field Trip at ClickSchooling!
Note: The following websites may be slow to load due to the volume of traffic they’ll receive over the Cinco de Mayo holiday. if you experience difficulty, just be patient and try again or wait and try visiting the sites during ”off” hours. Hope that helps! :)
The Orange County Register: Cinco de Mayo
Age Range: 9 and up (with parental supervision)
May 5th is Cinco de Mayo and at this ad-supported website you can take a short, virtual tour of the historic events that the Cinco de Mayo holiday commemorates.
When you get to the website just click on the “start” button to begin the presentation. If this motivates you to want to learn more, you may enjoy these ad-supported websites as well:
Cinco de Mayo Lesson
Get a free lesson, printable worksheet, and crossword puzzle.
Enjoy a series of video clips about Cinco de Mayo and Mexican history, heritage, and culture. You’ll find information on the Aztecs, Mayans, and Montezuma and Cortez. You can also watch video clips explaining how salsa, refried beans, and tequila are made.
PBS Interactive Timeline of the History of Mexico
This is a terrific timeline highlighting important events in Mexico’s history.