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Film Festival: Documentaries for Hispanic Heritage Month

For Students 9th - 12th
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the New York Times provides links to five short documentary films depicting Hispanic themes and culture. Learners can click on each embedded link to view the films, then answer each set of related...
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Hispanic Heritage Month

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month this fall by learning more about the culture of a Hispanic country! A social studies resource focuses on the geography, culture, and traditions of Hispanic countries.
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Hispanic World - Spain

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Take your class on an electronic field trip to Spain! Visit Cordoba or Barcelona, and run with the bulls (virtually) in Pamplona. Groups search the Internet to find sites that permit them to explore the original Spanish-speaking country....
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
To gain a better understanding of Hispanic heritage and culture, as well as to build informational comprehension skill, learners explore facets of Hispanic American History. They engage in a class discussion, research three facts, and...
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Famous Hispanic Americans

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learn more about the rich Hispanic heritage in the United States. Class members select and then research a famous Hispanic American recording their findings on the provided worksheet.
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Hispanic Heritage Month | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
September 15th begins Hispanic Heritage Month—and presents a great opportunity to learn more about influential members of the Hispanic community! Use a short video to introduce the celebratory month to your class members.
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Hispanic Celebration

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students are introduced to Mexico's culture, people, language and celebration of traditions. They develop their own Cultural Report Slide Show and are encouraged to do several activities on this topic.
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Hispanic Heritage Activity Fun

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research information on hispanic cultures. They complete worksheets and examine pictures. They discuss how their culture is different from hispanic culture.
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Kindergarteners examine Hispanic culture in this lesson plan from Scholastic. They identify and describe things that represent Hispanic culture as part of a whole class discussion before moving to the computer to practice Spanish...
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The Hispanic Experience in World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the experiences of thousands of Hispanics during World War II. After watching an excerpt from "The War", they work together in groups to research more in depth their different experiences. They compare and...
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Holidays in Hispanic Countries

For Students 6th - 9th
When do Hispanic countries celebrate Flag Day and other prominent holidays? Using the chart provided, beginning Spanish speakers practice writing the dates of select holidays in Spanish. An interesting way to review Spanish dates. 
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Esperanza Rising- Comprehension Strategies

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore Hispanic culture. In this introductory lesson, 6th graders preview Esperanza Rising, discuss Spanish culture, and define ethnic terms used: Hispanic, Latino, Chicano, and Mexican American.  Students prepare to read...
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Esperanza Rising: Lesson 9

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore culture by reading a book with classmates. In this Hispanic history lesson, 6th graders read the story First Day in Grapes, and discuss the tough lives of migrant workers. Students answer study questions after the...
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Esperanza Rising: Lesson 11

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders complete activities with the book Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan. In this literature lesson, 6th graders answer questions about Chapter 10 and read Chapter 11. They complete a Venn Diagram with the similarities and...
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The Hispanic World

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Go on an electronic field trip. Discover Spanish-speaking countries through Internet exploration. Students participate in a whole group discussion to general knowledge about the location, cultural background, independence and current...
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World War II Home Front

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Eleventh graders examine the political demands put on one of four groups living in America during WWII. Each class member is asked to research and write a paper describing the homefront experience for women, Hispanics, African-Americans,...
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Hispanic Arts: Visual Arts, Dance and Music

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students observe global cultures by listening to music and watching videos. In this Latin American dance instructional activity, students define merengue, salsa and other dances from the Hispanic culture while listening to Latin rhythm...
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Reading Passages: Hispanic Astronauts

For Students 5th - 6th
Children answer questions regarding the number of NASA astronauts that have hispanic heritage. They read a passage, and then answer 10 multiple choice questions. Note: The reading passage is not included.
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The Hispanic Migration into Iowa

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the positive and negative effects of the migration of people of Hispanic descent in the state of Iowa. They examine and interpret census data using maps before comparing the positives and negatives. They read...
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Growing up Spanish in America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore Hispanic culture. In this cultural diversity lesson, students read Wachale by Ilan Stavans and respond to discussion questions about the story. Students journal about their impressions of the story as well.
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Esperanza Rising: Lesson 6

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders complete a cause and effect worksheet based on the book Esperanza Rising. In this Esperanza Rising lesson plan, 6th graders also discuss Hispanic culture and adversity.
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Esperanza Rising: Lesson 10

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders fill out a main idea worksheet for the book Esperanza Rising. In this main idea lesson plan, 6th graders also discuss Hispanic culture and adversity.
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New Mexico and Las Gorras Blancas

For Students 4th - 12th
Fence cutters, lost land, and cattle ranchers. The video explains the plight of Hispanic Americans when New Mexico became a state. The video also shows young historians why New Mexico's statehood was less violent than that of Texas.
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Cuban Americans: Exiles from an Island Home

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers define the terms Hispanic and Latino and explain why most immigrants from Central and South America and teh Caribbean prefer one over the other. They define cultural identity, acculturation, and assimilation. Students...

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