This article is from https://gobierno.usa.gov/ explains the history and reasoning behind Hispanic Heritage Month.
Advanced vocabulary words have been highlighted in yellow and translated into English on an additional vocabulary page. Post reading comprehension questions are included.
This could be an assignment done independently or with a small group. I have my students work in small groups when reading this article. Each group member takes turns reading aloud a few lines from the article (this increases their confidence in pronunciation and voice projection without putting them on the spot like reading in front of the entire class would).