Resources on Gabriel García Márquez
- Video: Gabriel García Márquez: What to know about the master of magic realism & Nobel Prize winner
- Video: Inside Story – Gabriel García Márquez: a literary giant
- Short story: A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings
- Nobel Prize lecture
- NY Times Article: Gabriel García Márquez, Conjurer of Literary Magic, Dies at 87
- You Foolish Men, by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
- Flowers from the Volcano, by Claribel Alegría
- Teach This Poem: Like You/Como Tú, by Roque Dalton
- Como Tú/LIke You/Like Me, by Richard Blanco
- Spanish: Poems for Kids (in Spanish and English)
- Lesson Plans with Poems in Spanish and English
- Lesson Plans for Hispanic Heritage Month
- Lesson Plans about Immigration
Resources about Latin American independence movements
- Independence for Latin America: Teacher’s Guide
- Latin American Revolutions: Teacher website featuring PowerPoints, graphic organizers, worksheets, etc.
- Latin American Revolutionaries: online collection of primary sources
- An Educator’s Guide to the Mexican Revolution
- The Mexican Revolution: lesson plan
- The Storm that Swept Mexico: lesson plan
- Primary source: “Letter from Jamaica,” Simon Bolivar
- Primary source: “Address at the Congress of Angostura, Simon Bolivar
- Primary source: Portrait of Simon Bolivar
- Primary source: Image of Statute of Simon Bolivar
Oral histories, documentaries, and other resources
New Roots/Nuevas Raíces: Digital oral history archive that contains the oral histories of Latin American migrants in North Carolina and the experiences of North Carolinians that have worked for the integration of new settlers into this southern state.
Latino Americans: Website for the PBS documentary series, which chronicles the rich and varied experiences of Latinos in the United States.
PBS Passport to Latin America: View introductory videos about culture and life in Central America, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Perú, Uruguay, Argentina, and Latin America as a whole.
Vamos a Leer: Overseen by the Latin American & Iberian Institute (LAII) at the University of New Mexico. The blog supports K-12 teaching about Latin America by providing resources to educators, including lesson plans, author + book suggestions, and related materials.
Teaching Central America: Offers free downloadable lessons, bios, and poetry and prose from Central American writers, as well as resources about foreign policy, immigration, commerce, and culture.