Learn about Influential Hispanic and Latino-Americans
September 15-October 15
is Hispanic Heritage Month!
Mrs. G: A bulleted list of famous firsts, organized by Government, Military, Science/Medicine, Arts, etc. Many names hyper-linked to a short biography.
Mrs. G: Click on a person's name to read a short biographical article. Note: articles are available in both English and Spanish!
Mrs. G: Slideshow that illustrates contributions to US culture; some individuals are named, others are general contributions.
Mrs. G: Links to a website designed to educate & inspire young Hispanic Americans. Short essay about contributions in various aspects of society with many individual names bolded.
Mrs. G: Short list of current/recent music and film stars with Latin heritage. Some names are hyper-linked to pages with further information.
Mrs. G: Highlights achievements by seven Latino Americans in areas of art, literature, entertainment, and food.
Mrs. G: Although clearly intended for middle-grade readers, this site links to good, brief articles about six famous Latinos. Some link to additional interviews or other media resources.
Mrs. G: Choose to explore famous Latinos from three time periods: Born before 1900, Born 1901-1949, and Born 1950 and After. (Intended for younger readers, but good basic information.)