Hispanic Heritage Month

The observation of Hispanic Heritage Week started in 1968 under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronadl Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-dat period from September 15 to October 15. The starting date of September 15 is significant because it is the anniversary of indenepdenc for Latin American countires Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. (Library of Congress)

Below are resources to help you plan for instruction in your classroom. 

Hispanic Heritage Teaching Resources
Resources provided by the Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access

Hispanic Reading Room
A primary access point to information on geographical areas, cultures, and people 

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!
Education World provides lesson plans, professional development, activities and games to help teachers present National Hispanic Heritage Month