National Hispanic Heritage Month Playlist 1 (Teacher Resources)

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.


Sonia Sotomayor: Lower Elementary ELA Assignment   

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



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.



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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