Online Learning Activities
Hispanic History in the Americas
Using Scholastic’s interactive map, students can trace 500 years of Spanish influences on the Americas, from the Caribbean to California.
- Grades: 6–8
This interactive map lets students (grades 6-8) browse 500 years of Hispanic History in the Americas — from New York, Florida, and California to Cuba, Central America, and beyond — and click on points of interest for details.
It is a great way for students to understand the overall impact and influence that the Spanish conquest had on all of Latin America.
While participating in Hispanic History in the Americas, students will:
- Identify and describe traits that represent Hispanic cultures
- Study and analyze the traditions and culture of Hispanic Americans