VideoHispanic Heritage Month is celebrated in the U.S. from September 15 to October 15 - a time to recognize the achievements of famous Hispanic Americans as well as a celebration of Latino cultures and...
September 15 - October 15
Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15 to promote the history, culture, and contributions of Hispanic-Americans.
Several Latin American independence days are celebrated during this time, including Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, Mexico and Chile. However, the celebration originated in September 1968, when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed an executive order for the creation of Hispanic Heritage Week. In 1988, the observance was extended to a month by President Ronald Reagan.
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VideoExplore the life and art of Frida Kahlo, the renowned Mexican portrait artist. From her near-fatal accident to her iconic self-portraits, delve into Kahlo's bold use of colors and incorporation of...
VideoCinco de Mayo is commonly mistaken for Mexico's Independence Day. May 5 commemorates the miraculous Mexican victory against Imperialist French forces at the Battle of Puebla. On May 5, 1862, 2,000...
Using Spanish around the community in reference to various buildings and people.
Learn to use Spanish in the classroom, including the words for various school supplies and class subjects.
Learn how to speak about life on a farm in Spanish. Includes basic vocabulary about colors and animals.
Learn how to use Spanish when you go shopping for clothes. Reviews parts of the body.
Students will: 1. learn words related to body parts 2. learn words for people (man, woman, boy, girl, baby) 3. review colors and numbers