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Your Task

Your task is to make a float for a Cinco de mayo parade. There will  be three of you.  One of your group El divertido, will focus on the fun of the Mexican experience. Another, El patriota, will be responsible for the patriotic and historical aspects of the holiday. The third person, El artista, is responsible for making the float look especially beautiful. We will set up the parade in the display cabinet, and the entire group will share in writing a descriptive sign for your float.  

Your Roles

El divertido/ La divertida

   

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You will make sure that the float features some of the fun or funny parts of Mexican life.

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Search the web sites for ways that Mexicans enjoy themselves, such as dance, food, costumes, and art. Pick one or two ideas and use them as the fun part of your float.

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Make sure that the pieces you cut out, draw, or color, are neat.

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Word process a small, fun, sign in Spanish to go on the float.

 

   

 

El patriota / La patriota

 
bullet You are in charge of showing some of the patriotism and history of the Mexican people.
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Search the web sites for the history of the Cinco de mayo and for patriotic symbols.
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Make sure that the float clearly shows the pride of Mexican- Americans in their heritage.
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Make sure that the pieces you cut out, draw, and color, are neat.
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Word process a small patriotic sign in Spanish to go on the float.
 

El artista / La artista

 
bullet Your task is to pick a color scheme that is festive and very Mexican. Look at the pictures in the web sites for ideas.
bullet You will help your team-mates make sure the colors match, and that the sizes of the people and designs are correct.
bullet You will decorate the base and sides.
bullet Make sure that besides being beautiful, your float is neat and well made.
bullet You will also be in charge of the colors of the group sign.
 

   

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