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Honoring Hispanic American Heritage

National Hispanic American Heritage Month is September 15 - October 15, however, the study of Hispanic American culture is often lumped into an all-encompassing "Cultural Day". The videos, articles, lesson plans and other resources that comprise this collection
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Honoring Hispanic American Heritage
  • Tracy Pinkard says:
    This list of resources for exploring Latin and Hispanic American culture and heritage is bookmark worthy for sure. Organized by geography, this page is great for students to use for research, for lesson extension, or just to brush up on Latin/ Hispanic American heritage yourself!
  • Tracy Pinkard says:
    This pdf created by Teaching For Change is amazing! I like it because of the tips and suggestions it gives for planning how you will approach this topic, as well as the specific activities and materials it includes.
  • Tracy Pinkard says:
    TeachersFirst has created an outstanding list of reviewed resources related to teaching Hispanic and Latino American history and culture. I love that for each resource, the targeted grade levels, type of resource (lesson plan, audio, video, etc.) is indicated along with a brief description.
  • Tracy Pinkard says:
    This video does a great job of providing a brief overview to Hispanic American history. Straight-forward enough for younger students to understand, but also detailed enough to be relevant to older students, this video is great for individual viewing, as well as for use in whole and/or small group.
  • Tracy Pinkard says:
    This infographic provided by H&R Block is awesome! Not only does it explain the difference between the often confused terms Hispanic and Latino, it also provides a number of significant and interesting facts about Hispanic culture and history. I definitely recommend printing and sharing this one!
  • Tracy Pinkard says:
    The resources that TeacherVision includes in this article are well-organized, multi-subject, and multi-media. From videos, to lesson plans, to art projects and songs, TeacherVision includes just about everything you need to teach an exciting and informative unit on Hispanic American heritage.
  • scholastic.com
    scholastic.com

    24 Great Ideas for Hispanic Heritage Month

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    Tracy Pinkard says:
    Scholastic truly has provided 24 GREAT ideas for exploring Hispanic heritage in this article. The activities presented are engaging and fun while also celebrating Hispanic American culture. While I like the activities on their own, I especially like the possibilities that unfold when you consider incorporating these activities into larger lessons.
  • Tracy Pinkard says:
    This collection is lesson plans compiled by the Library of Congress is an excellent resource! Organized by grade level, each lesson plan includes an overview, standards alignment, as well as suggestions for extension and evaluation.