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What is Cinco de Mayo?

Cinco de Mayo is a very popular holiday in Mexico.  Let’s learn about why it is celebrated.

Read about Cinco de Mayo in English.

Read about Cinco de Mayo in Spanish.

You can watch the video in Spanish too.

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Happy Earth Day!

Learn about why we celebrate Earth Day in this video.  Also, learn some things you can do to take care of our planet.

Read more about Earth Day in English.

Read more about Earth Day in Spanish.

Watch the video in English.

 

Watch the video in Spanish.

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What is Saint Patrick’s Day?

Read about the holiday in English.

Read about the holiday in Spanish.

Learn more about this fun March holiday in this video:

 

You can also watch it in Spanish.

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What is Valentine’s Day?

Do you know why we celebrate Valentine’s Day?  What are some of the traditions in the United States?

Read about it in English.

Read about it in Spanish.

Watch this video and learn more about this holiday (including vocabulary in Spanish).

If you are ready for more of a challenge, you can watch the video in Spanish as well.

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What is Chinese New Year?

After teaching Chinese students for almost two years, I have learned a little bit about their culture.  Chinese New Year (also called Lunar New Year or Spring Festival) is a major part of their traditions.  This celebration lasts a whole 15 days and is one of the few times that most Chinese people get a vacation.

 

Read the article in English.

Read the article in Spanish.

Watch this video to learn more about Chinese New Year.

If you’d like an extra challenge, watch it in Spanish: