Hispanic - Latinx Heritage Month
SEPTEMBER 15 - OCTOBER 15

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Teaching Resources

 

MULTI-RESOURCE SITES

Hispanic Heritage Month 2021
https://nationalcouncilhepm.org/themes-%26-posters

 

National Today - Hispanic Heritage Month September 2021

https://nationaltoday.com/hispanic-heritage-month/#history

US Census - National Hispanic Heritage Month: Sept. 15-Oct. 15, 2020
https://www.census.gov/newsroom/stories/hispanic-heritage-month.html

Hispanic Heritage Month – National Park Service
https://www.nps.gov/subjects/npscelebrates/hispanic-heritage-month.htm

Smithsonian Latino Center – Hispanic Heritage Month (Includes Teaching Resources)

https://latino.si.edu/learn/teaching-and-learning-resources/hispanic-heritage-month-resources
 

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month! – Natural Resources Conservation Services
https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/site/national/home/

Hispanic Heritage Month - CA H-SS Project
https://www.history.com/topics/hispanic-history/hispanic-heritage-month

5 Teacher Resources for Hispanic American Heritage Month
https://facingtoday.facinghistory.org/5-teacher-resources-for-hispanic-american-heritage-month

Teacher's Guide: Hispanic and Latino Heritage and History in the United States
https://edsitement.neh.gov/teachers-guides/hispanic-heritage-and-history-united-states

Latinx Rights in 1962 California - Facing History
https://www.facinghistory.org/resource-library/latinx-rights-1960s-california?hsCtaTracking=e7a4fac7-29ef-4024-a939-e808f7a4afc8%7Ca7537ef8-ede4-4f8d-b1fc-1e4a7adf0836

Latino Americans
http://www.pbs.org/latino-americans/en/ 

LITERATURE
 

27 Books to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage: PreK – 9th Grade – Scholastic
https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/teaching-tools/book-lists/24-books-to-celebrate-hispanic-heritage-month.html

10 Hispanic Children’s Books to Read During Hispanic Heritage Month – Waterford.org
https://www.waterford.org/resources/hispanic-childrens-books/

Latino Heritage Month: Fiction & Literature – Los Angeles Public Library (check your library)
https://www.lapl.org/books-emedia/lapl-reads/book-lists/national-hispanic-heritage-month-fiction-literature

Latinx History Month
https://chssp.ucdavis.edu/monthly-highlights

CLASSROOM LESSONS

 

The Mexican Revolution – EDSITEment - Grades 9-12
https://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plans/mexican-revolution

Mexican Culture & History through Its National Holidays – EDSITEment - Grades 6-8
https://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plans/mexican-culture-and-history-through-its-national-holidays

"Sí, se puede!": Chávez, Huerta, and the UFW - EDSITEment - Grades 6 -12
https://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plans/si-se-puede-chavez-huerta-and-ufw

 

The Mexican Revolution: November 20th, 1910 - Close Reading of Historical Summary https://edsitement.neh.gov/closer-readings/mexican-revolution-november-20th-1910

 

Esperanza Rising: Learning Not to Be Afraid to Start Over - EDSITEment - Grades 6-8 (also in Spanish)
https://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plans/esperanza-rising-learning-not-be-afraid-start-over