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86 resources with the concept hispanic culture

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On This Day: National Hispanic Heritage Month

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
New ReviewFrom the rights of farm workers to food and culture, Hispanics have an indelible imprint on American culture. Using a curated set of videos, young scholars consider the rich heritage of Hispanic American history. Videos profile famous...
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Latino Patriots

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Pupils may not be familiar with Bernardo de Gálvez or Juan Seguín, but these Latinx patriots played important roles in American history. Using biographies of the Revolutionary War hero and Texan politician, historians consider how Latinx...
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Extranjeros and Expansion

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A three-part lesson gives light to the Unites States expansion from the view of Texans, New Mexicans, and Californians. Through videos and written activities, scholars work collaboratively to research specific individuals and their...
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Latino Americans Share Their Experiences

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Three Latino Americans are the focus of an interactive that spotlights their accomplishments. Scholars get to know Lin-Manuel Miranda, Judy Reyes, and José Hernández through short informative text and videos. Participants read, take...
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Puerto Rican Perspectives

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Puerto Ricans are wholly American, but their history with the United States has been one of tumult. Using clips from a PBS documentary, viewers consider the history of the island and Puerto Rico's contributions to the mainland United...
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Organizing the Farm Worker Movement

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The food on young scholars' tables was likely harvested by hands that fought for fair wages and working conditions. By examining the life of Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta, learners connect their daily meals with the struggles of those...
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What's In a Name?

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
What is in a name? Eager historians trace the geographical history of places in the United States with Spanish names. Using a worksheet activity, clues, and web research developed in conjunction with the PBS "Latinos in America" series,...
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Stories of Arrival

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
While every family's immigration story is unique, patterns emerge when looking at individual narratives. Using clips from the PBS video series, "Latino Americans," learners look at commonalities among immigrant experiences. A chart helps...
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Latinos at the Ballot Box

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Latinx people have had a profound effect on voting patterns, going back to the 1950s. Using video clips from the PBS series "Latino Americans," scholars work to assemble a timeline of the interesting history. Then, pupils consider the...
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Latino Americans: Timeline of Important Dates

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
From 1500-2000, an interactive timeline details important events related to Latino Americans. Next, to each date are small, yet informative blurbs—some of which include videos. 
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Cesar Chavez: Labor Leader and Civil Rights Activist

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Cesar Chavez believed so much in the cause of farmworkers that he put his money where his mouth was. Chavez quit his well-paying job to organize them into labor unions. Using a speech, photograph, and short biographical video, pupils...
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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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Dia de los Muertos: Honoring our Ancestors Through Community Celebration

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Oral storytelling has been an important part of every culture. The time-honored practice uses stories as a conduit for a culture's values and customs from one generation to the next. Keep the tradition going with a family interview...
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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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Latin American Music

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learn about the music of Latin America! Four types of music are defined by their instruments, uses, and cultural impact or influences. Indigenous, Iberian, African influenced, and Urban music are all discussed. 
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Esperanza Rising: Lesson 5 of 15 in Unit Plan

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders complete lesson 5 of 15 about the book Esperanza Rising. For this Esperanza Rising lesson, 6th graders build on work done in the previous lesson. They complete response logs, and vocabulary posters. They investigate how...
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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 instructional activity, 6th graders read the story First Day in Grapes, and discuss the tough lives of migrant workers. Students answer study...
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Esperanza Rising- Comprehension Strategies

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore Hispanic culture. In this introductory lesson plan, 6th graders preview Esperanza Rising, discuss Spanish culture, and define ethnic terms used: Hispanic, Latino, Chicano, and Mexican American.  Students prepare to...
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Esperanza Rising: Lesson 8

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders complete activities with the book Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan. In this literature lesson, 6th graders read Chapter 8 of the book and discuss the chapter. They practice putting events in sequence and record new...
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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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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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Maracas Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create maracas. In this Cinco de Mayo lesson, 5th graders explore the history of Cinco de Mayo and design maracas made from paper mache. Numerous resources are provided for this lesson.
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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.