Spanish FACT Scavenger Hunt!
Engage your students in learning about Spanish-speaking countries and Hispanics in the U.S. with this fun Fact Scavenger Hunt!**Please download...
Spanish Speaking Country Research Project
Groups will research a Hispanic country in South or Central America. The student project includes a presentation board, map, travel brochure, and f...
Hispanic vs Latino
What's the difference between Hispanic and Latino? Even though both terms are used interchangeably, there is a difference between Hispanic and Latino. Hispanic is a term that originally denoted a relationship to ancient Hispania (Iberian Peninsula). Now it relates to the contemporary nation of Spain, its h...
Teaching Hispanic Culture in the Spanish Classroom / La Cultura
This 102 page culture packet includes numerous creative and fun ideas for teaching the culture and the holidays of Hispanic countries in your Spani...
The golden toad (Bufo periglenes) was a small, shiny, bright true toad that was once abundant in a small region of high-altitude cloud-covered tropical forests, about 10 square kilometres (3.9 sq mi) in area, north of the city of Monteverde, Costa Rica.
CBS 5 Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15, the anniversary of independence for five Latin American countries—Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.
Mariachis, the Heart and Soul of any Mexican Fiesta - Royal Resorts
Meet Mexico’s most famous musicians Silence falls as the sombrero-clad musicians take to the stage and in the distance comes the sound of a lone trumpet playing a haunting melody called El Niño Perdido, “the lost child.” Another musician strikes up in response as the mother calls her child. Gradually, the first musician moves closer …
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Grades 2-3
$ This is a revised and updated ELA/Social Studies Thematic Unit for Hispanic Heritage Month for Grades 2-3. Students will learn about what Hispanic Heritage Month is about and why we celebrate it through reading and writing activities. Students will learn about the countries we celebrate, locate them on their world map and write a country report . Also included are Spanish word/picture or symbol cards and fun "Tickets Out"
Top 10 Reasons Latin American Countries Are Still Underdeveloped
Almost 2 centuries have passed since Latin American countries gained their independence from Spain and Portugal. Oscar Arias in “Culture Matters: the Real Obstacles to Latin American Development” of Foreign Affairs 90.1 (July 2011) examines the real reasons why Latin American countries are not developed, despite starting off equal and even better off than us.
Latin America's Christmas Tradition And Culture
Discover the latin American christmas celebration culture here. You will love to brush your knowledge with the various activities and merriment items carried out during this festival.
The Story of Goya Foods: Family, Fortune, and Frijoles
Earlier this year, Goya Foods joined First Lady Michelle Obama in an initiative called “MiPlato” which aims to encourage healthy eating habits in Hispani...
Central America is considered to be a part of the developing world. There is significant economic diversity in Central America's economies. However most Central American countries have one or two main exports. Coffee has been the single largest Central American export. Likewise, bananas have been a very profitable export for Honduras, Panama, and Costa Rica. Most of these exports went to the United States. #3A
Adopt a Country
This past year, I had a new idea to expose my students to more culture and have them identify with a particular Hispanic country. I had each class “Adopt a Country” so to say. Each of m…