Lesson intended for Spanish Native Speakers. 20 slide powerpoint that briefly cover the meaning of Hispanic Heritage Month. Provides the option of two projects, with the purpose of having students conduct a research on a Hispanic/Latino personality or interview an important Hispanic/Latino member of their school community. These assignments allow students to work in small groups and make connections beyond the classroom, learning hands on about the important contributions of the Hispanic/Latino community in the United States. Lesson lasts approx. 2 weeks if students are given class time to work on project.
Link to short YouTube information video. Quote by author Sabine Ulibarri used as introduction. Quote by Rigoberta Menchú used as closure to connect present issues with the topic at hand, as well as to promote critical thinking skills, addressing multiple concepts at once in the target language.