Enjoying Puerto Rican Artistts
Students examine artwork done by artists from Puerto Rico. As a class, they discuss each piece of work based on the elements used. They use the internet to research the lives of the artists and develop their own opinions on the art itself.
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Dia de los Muertos Educator Resource Guide
What are the origins of el Dia de los Muertos, and how is this tradition observed in contemporary celebrations? With a variety of lesson plans and suggested hands-on activities, here is an excellent resource to reference as you prepare...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Beisbol! Latino Baseball Pioneers and Legends
Students explore Latin America by researching the favorite past time, baseball. In this Latin culture instructional activity, students identify the leaders in the Latin American baseball movement such as Felipe Alou, Jose Mendze, and the...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Carnival Celebrations: Masks and Vejigantes
Students explore Carnival. In this Puerto Rico Carnival lesson, students discover the history of the cultural celebration as well as the significance of the elaborate masks worn for the festivities. Students create their own Carnival masks.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Carnival Celebrations: Masks
Students explore Carnival. In this Puerto Rico Carnival instructional activity, students discover the history of the cultural celebration as well as the significance of the elaborate masks worn for the festivities. Students create their...
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts
Art Through the Eyes of Youth
Students take a field trip to an art gallery reflecting on the paintings they like the most. Individually, they use magazines to find pictures related to their personality. In pairs, they make a mask to represent their ethnic group and...
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Four Immigrant Groups: Their Lives and Music
Fourth graders examine the experiences of four immigrant groups. In groups, they brainstorm a list of misconceptions of those groups and discuss if they are still present today. Using maps, they locate the countries of Puerto Rico,...
4th Visual & Performing Arts