Hispanic Heritage Music Resources
||Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15) by adding a Spanish theme to your music instruction. Use our lesson plans to introduce students to music and instruments from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Peru, Venezuela, and many other Spanish speaking countries. Learn how you can integrate Hispanic music across your curriculum with our references. You will find musical notation for traditional songs and printables that demonstrate how your students can make their own maracas, güiros, and more!
Lesson Plans & Activities
- National Standards for Music Education
Incorporate the nine National Standards for Music Education into your curriculum. Use these resources to teach students in grades K-12 about singing, instruments, music composition, and much more!
- Multicultural Music Resources
Introduce your students to music from around the world with these multicultural lessons and printables. Use these resources to explore musical traditions, make native instruments, and sing folk songs.
|Provided in partnership with NAfME||
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