Teaching Resource

Frida's Fiesta Stimulus – Task Cards

$0.99 or Free on Plus | 8 pages (PDF)|Grades: 2 - Lower - 6

39 activity task cards based on the Frida’s Fiesta Restaurant menu stimulus poster.

Welcome to Frida’s Fiesta, the world’s greatest Mexican-style restaurant.

This teaching resource provides 39 activity task cards that prompt learning from the Frida’s Fiesta Restaurant menu. Students will engage with ideas and themes from this stimulus poster to answer questions on topics relating to:

  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • History
  • Visual Arts
  • Inquiry
  • Language
  • Literacy
  • Technology
  • Health
  • Economics.

Use these task cards for activity ideas for specific learning, or integrate them into your group learning rotations as additional activities. This resource is great for encouraging students to concentrate on comprehension and using inference skills to solve problems and decode information.

Use the blank cards to create your own Frida’s Fiesta task cards! PDF files include colour and black and white. You can download the stimulus poster, task cards, answer sheet and the back design to use as the back of the task cards when laminating or gluing onto card.

  National Curriculum Curriculum alignment

  • Key Stage 2 (KS2) – Upper

    Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Upper covers students in Year 5 and Year 6.

  • Mathematics

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  • English

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  • Art and design

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  • Computing

    Pupils should be taught to: design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts; use sequence, selection, and repetition in progr...

  • Design and technology

    Through a variety of creative and practical activities, pupils should be taught the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to engage in an iterative process of designing and making. They should work in a range of relevant contexts [for example, t...

  • History

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