Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrated from September 15th to October 15th, is a time to honor the cultures and influence of Hispanic and Latinx individuals in the United States. Educators can play a pivotal role in promoting diversity and inclusivity among students, and ReadWorks offers valuable ways to integrate Hispanic Heritage Month into classrooms.
Aligned with the principles of Hispanic Heritage Month, ReadWorks' core values seamlessly reinforce the importance of diversity and inclusion. With a focus on Impact and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Community, Quality, and an Empathetic Mindset, ReadWorks is dedicated to providing resources to effectively blend Hispanic Heritage Month into a learning environment. Educators can leverage ReadWorks texts in the following ways:
1. Assign from ReadWorks' wide array of content exploring Hispanic cultures to spark discussions that foster cultural understanding.
2. Search the library to find passages that spotlight influential Hispanic figures who have made significant societal contributions.
3. Initiate post-reading reflective discussions about the histories of Hispanic countries, cultures, and communities.
You can find all of our resources related to Hispanic Heritage Month for all grade levels and topics using the search tool on our website. We hope you can celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with ReadWorks this September!
Written by: Heidi Alkoutami, Marketing and Technology Intern