Continue to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Discovery Education resources and strategies. This collection highlights cultural traditions that are often practiced to celebrate the month.
Full Video, Grades K-12
Introduces students to various aspects of Hispanic culture and traditions, including animals, food, greetings, clothing, celebrations, music, and more.
Full Video, Grades 6-12
Communicates the work of famous Hispanic leaders Richie Valens, Emilio Azcarrago, William Carlos Williams, Joan Baez, and Cesar Chavez.
Lets students experience the longstanding tradition of Mariachi music. Mariachi, for grades K-5, offers a brief overview of the genre and Mariachi Music, for grades 6-12, delves deeply into the audition process for a popular Mariachi band in Mexico city.
Video Segment, Grades 6-12
Informs viewers about traditional cocina Española (Spanish cuisine) in both Spanish and English, and goes into detail about jamon serrano, paella, Spanish tortilla, and tapas.
Encourage students to consider the video about Mariachi music from multiple perspectives. Have students identify the various viewpoints represented in the video (Jesus, the audience, the band leader, etc.) and talk or write from one of those perspectives. Students may answer basic questions, such as what he or she might be thinking, or can develop more in-depth questions to delve into the experience.