This Who Are Latinos? lesson plan also includes:
What does it mean to be Latino? With an eye-opening lesson plan, pupils discover what it means to be Latino in the United States. They participate in classroom discussions, use graphic organizers, and watch a short video to help them better understand Latin-Americans. By covering statistical data, common misconceptions, and primary sources, the lesson provides a great opportunity for teachers to discuss concepts such as stereotypes and diversity.
- Use in a unit covering tolerance or diversity or during Hispanic Heritage Month
- After viewing the video, open up a classroom discussion on stereotypes and how they often affect ethnic minority groups
- The graphic organizer may need some modification for younger age groups
- Provides all the material needed to complete the activities
- This lesson is a great way to open up conversations about immigration and tolerance