Educational resources from the National Hispanic Cultural Center

Explore Hispanic/Latinx Culture
Through Social Studies

Welcome to the NHCC’s History and Literary Arts Program! Our program hosts a library and archives, a variety of exhibits, and educational programs for all ages. 

Check out our Social Studies lesson plan and activity collection to find a variety of topics to engage learners. And let us know what you think!

Social Studies Lesson Plans

Mundos de Mestizaje

K-12 Curriculum for Mundos de Mestizaje

By engaging with online images and video of a fresco by master-artist Frederico Vigil, children and young adults explore history, geography, civics, government, literature, and economics through lesson plans and activities.



Lesson plans coming soon!

Civics and Government

Lesson plans coming soon!


Lesson plans coming soon!

Social Studies Activities

K-12 Social Studies Activities

K-12 students explore Hispanic/Latinx culture through a variety of classroom and home activities.