National Hispanic Heritage Month Playlist 1

September 15 to October 15 marks National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. To help students learn about the culture and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans, we have a playlist full of assignments that are ready to assign!

15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre marcas Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana en los Estados Unidos. Para ayudar a los estudiantes a aprender sobre la cultura y las contribuciones de los hispanos y latinos, tenemos una lista de las asignaciones que están listos para asignar!

Assignments about People and Culture 


Asignaciones Sobre la Gente y la Cultura

Here you will find assignments in both English and Spanish./ Aquí encontrará las asignaciones en Inglés y Español.


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Sonia Sotomayor: Lower Elementary ELA Assignment   

Students will watch a video featuring Sonia Sotomayor explaining her career as a United States Supreme Court Justice.

 

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Latinas in Space: Upper Elementary ELA Assignment

Students will read an article and an interview about NASA’s Latina astronauts and pioneers, Dr. Ellen Ochoa and Dr. Serena M. Auñón.

 

 

shutterstock_58271368The Seven Independence Days of Hispanic Heritage Month

Students will review geography, identify national flags, watch videos about a celebration in Nicaragua and Mexican Independence Day.

 

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Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales

High school students will learn about the important civil rights and political activist and analyze an excerpt from his famous poem “I Am Joaquin.”

 

 

shutterstock_363724823.jpgLatin America

Students will identify Latin American countries on a map.

 

shutterstock_160095947.jpgEl Día de los Muertos

Students will identify parts of a “Day of the Dead” altar.

 

shutterstock_113566060.jpgAztec Review

Students will answer questions focused on the Aztec civilization.

 

shutterstock_311468792.jpg5th Grade ELA Benchmark Assessment

Students will analyze an excerpt from a novel featuring an American girl learning about her Mexican heritage.

 

shutterstock_151314752Check back tomorrow for our playlist dedicated to the Spanish language!

 

 

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