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Dance in Mexican Culture

Task: The goal of this assignment is to familiarize students with the different types of dance, costume and music associated with different regions of Mexico, utilizing information from the internet.

Activity Questions:
What are the different regions of Mexico?
What types of dance are associated with the different regions of Mexico?
What types of costumes are associated with different regions and different dances of Mexico?
What types of music are associated with different regions and different dances of Mexico?
What aspects of the different regions of mexico play a part in the regions dances and how?

Resources:
1. Mexican Folk Dances by Debbie Cavalier
2. http://www.britannica.com/frm_redir.jsp?query=mexican+folk+dance&redir=http://www.alegria.org/mxother.html

Culminating Question:
What part does traditional folk dance play in Mexican Culture?

Project:
Students will collaborate on choosing a specific region from which to present an example of traditional folk dance, utilizing information used to present a dance, costumes and music native to the region of their choice.

Assessment:
Students will be assessed both individually on their contribution to group and as a whole on their group presentation.

My Quia activities and quizzes
Traditional Dance customs of Mexico
https://www.quia.com/quiz/160349.html
Useful links
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