Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Printable Downloads for Hispanic Heritage Month


Time is flying away for me. I was shocked when I realized that this week, Hispanic Heritage Month begins! I love this time of year when there is an extra effort to highlight the contributions of Hispanic figures to U. S. history.

As such, if you are looking for some fun but educational activities to do with your kids/students, don't forget that I have quite a few available in my TpT store or here in my MommyMaestra shop!

Hispanics in History Character Crowns

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by playing "Who Am I?" with this set of character crowns featuring 30 influential Hispanics in History. It is SO much FUN!

Each crown comes with a fact sheet and extension strips for making the crown. Directions for assembly and instructions on different ways to play the game, as well as different ways to use the crowns are included.

This set features the following people:

  • Cesar Chavez
  • Dolores Huerta
  • Sonia Sotomayor
  • Ellen Ochoa
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Tito Puente
  • Celia Cruz
  • Roberto Clemente
  • Rita Moreno
  • Frida Kahlo
  • Dara Torres
  • Mario José Molina
  • Diego Rivera
  • Sammy Davis, Jr.
  • Sylvia Mendez
  • Salvador Dalí
  • Pura Belpré
  • Linda Ronstadt
  • Carolina Herrera
  • Isabel Allende
  • Miguel de Cervantes
  • Carlos Santana
  • Sammy Sosa
  • Tomás Rivera
  • Plácido Domingo
  • Rafael Nadal
  • Sandra Cisneros
  • Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
  • Bernardo de Galvéz
  • Sonia Manzano

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Reading Comprehension Passages: 10 Latinas in History (vol 2)

This reading comprehension packet can be used for Women's History Month, Hispanic Heritage Month, or any time of the year. It comes with one-page reading passages about the following 10 famous Latinas:

Ellen Ochoa
Isabel Allende
Dara Torres
Frida Kahlo
Linda Ronstadt
Dolores Huerta
Sonia Sotomayor
Carolina Herrera
Rita Moreno
Sor Juana de la Cruz

I've also included reading comprehension worksheets that focus on facts and vocabulary from the passages, a matching activity, dictionary reference, and complete the sentence. Answer key included.

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Reading Comprehension Passages: Famous Afro-Latinos (vol 1)

This reading comprehension packet can be used for Black History Month, Hispanic Heritage Month, or any time of the year. It comes with one-page reading passages about the following 7 famous Afro-Latinos:

  • Celia Cruz
  • Sammy Davis, Jr.
  • Soledad O'Brien
  • Roberto Clemente
  • Martina Arroyo
  • Pelé
  • Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez


I've also included reading comprehension worksheets that focus on vocabulary from the passages, a matching activity, true or false, describing words, and a Venn diagram for comparing characters. Answer key included. The reading passages are available in full color or black and white.

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Hispanics in History Fandex

These fact files may be used as individual bookmarks or a fandex. It features 36 historical figures:


  • Cesar Chavez
  • Dolores Huerta
  • Sonia Sotomayor
  • Ellen Ochoa
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Tito Puente
  • Celia Cruz
  • Roberto Clemente
  • Rita Moreno
  • Frida Kahlo
  • Dara Torres
  • Mario José Molina
  • Diego Rivera
  • Sammy Davis, Jr.
  • Soledad O'Brien
  • Sylvia Mendez
  • Martina Arroyo
  • Pelé
  • Salvador Dalí
  • Pura Belpré
  • Linda Ronstadt
  • Carolina Herrera
  • Isabel Allende
  • Miguel de Cervantes
  • Carlos Santana
  • Sammy Sosa
  • Tomás Rivera
  • Plácido Domingo
  • Rafael Nadal
  • Sandra Cisneros
  • Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
  • Franklin Ramón Chang Díaz
  • Narcís Monturiol
  • Bernardo de Galvéz
  • Helen Rodríguez Trías
  • Sonia Manzano


Directions for fandex assembly and use, as well as Individual worksheets, cut-outs and answer key included.

NOW UPDATED per request with women on one sheet, men on a separate sheet for easier color paper printing.

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Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera Activity Pages

Introduce your students to the famous Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera and their respective forms of art with this set of activity pages. In this packet, you’ll find…

• a child-friendly reading passage about the couple and their marriage
• reading comprehension quiz
• short reading passages about each artist’s style of art
• activity pages for creating a self-portrait and a mural
• recommended reading to extend the learning

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