October 4-10, 2020 - Celebrating National Hispanic Month


Greetings Dakota Community

New resources and activities are always popping up around the internet. My hope is to bring students, staff, and parents the very best in free educational resources during these uncertain and unprecedented times. I'll be highlighting on-line learning and reading websites, interactive sites, and finding great resources for everyone. Where applicable I've created free accounts for our students. In addition, I'll be highlighting themed book lists. This month we're celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. Please feel free to e-mail me if you need help with log-ins, or if you have questions regarding any of the resources listed.

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Ms. Gropppuso

Why the Date of Hispanic Heritage Month Is Important

The timing of Hispanic Heritage Month coincides with the Independence Day celebrations of several Latin American nations. September 15 was chosen as the kickoff because it coincides with the Independence Day celebrations of five “Central American neighbors,” as Johnson called them—Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Those five nations declared their independence from Spain on September 15, 1821.

Citation: Article Title: Hispanic Heritage Month

Author: History.com Editors, Website: History

URL: https://www.history.com/topics/hispanic-history/hispanic-heritage-month

Access Date: October 6, 2020, Publisher: A&E Television Networks

Last Updated: September 18, 2020, Original Publication Date: September 11, 2020

In honor of Hispanic American Month we're featuring Hispanic Authors

ProjectLIT 2020

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