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Hispanic Heritage
Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage
Hispanic Heritage


Hispanic Heritage Month
Print Hispanic Heritage Month Reading Comprehension with Sixth Grade Work

Print Hispanic Heritage Month Reading Comprehension


Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 6 to 8
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   8.43

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    costa, hispanos, census, mexico, ethnic, ancestry, particularly, government, entire, trace, traveled, celebration, term, opportunity, history, include
     content words:    United States, Puerto Ricans, Central America, South America, Costa Rica, El Salvador, All Hispanic, Columbus Day, Independence Day, Hispanic Heritage Month

Other Languages
     Spanish: Mes de la herencia hispana


Hispanic Heritage Month
By Jane Runyon
  

1     What does it mean to be Hispanic? Does it have to do with the color of a person's skin? Does it have to do with the place where they live? Just who are Hispanic people?
 
2     The answers to these questions are varied. The word Hispanic has to do with the culture of a people. Hispanic culture takes in more than 20 countries and nationalities. It started with the Spanish who came from Europe in the 1500's. It now includes people of Aztec, Mayan, and Mexican ancestry.
 
3     Every ten years the United States counts its citizens. This count is called a census. Not only does this census count the people, it also places them into different groups according to their ethnic background. There are white/Caucasians, African-Americans, and Hispanics to name a few. Hispanics are divided into groups by ancestry. There are Indo-Hispanics, Afro-Hispanics, Cuban-Americans, and Mexican-Americans.

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Hispanic Heritage
             Hispanic Heritage


United States
             United States


    American Government  
 
    Black History and Blacks in U.S. History  
 
    Children in History  
 
    Government Careers  
 
    Hispanic Heritage  
 
    How Can I Help?  
 
 
    Immigration  
 
    National Parks and Monuments  
 
    Native Americans  
 
    Presidents of the United States  
 
    Women's History  
 


United States History
    A Nation Divided
(1840-1861)
 
 
    A New Nation
(1776-1830)
 
 
    After the Civil War
(1865-1870)
 
 
    American Revolution  
 
    Cold War
(1947-1991)
 
 
    Colonial America (1492-1776)  
 
    Lewis and Clark
(1804-1806)
 
 
    Pearl Harbor  
 
    Spanish American War (1898)  
 
    The 1890's  
 
    The 1900's  
 
    The 1910's  
 
    The 1920's  
 
    The 1930's  
 
 
    The 1940's  
 
    The 1950's  
 
    The 1960's  
 
    The 1970's  
 
    The 1980's  
 
    The 1990's  
 
    The 2000's  
 
    The Civil War
(1861-1865)
 
 
    The Great Depression
(1929-1945)
 
 
    The United States Grows
(1865-1900)
 
 
    The War of 1812  
 
    Wild, Wild West  
 
    World War I
(1914-1918)
 
 
    World War II  
 


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