Challenging the Master Narrative: Hispanic Heritage Month

Jarvis Lamb, Social Studies, Ashley Park PreK-8 School

Curriculum Unit (pdf)


Students will explore research, analyze, and present their findings about Latino groups in Charlotte during the Hispanic Cultural Heritage Expo. Students will work in collaborative groups researching the history and experiences of Latinos in Charlotte who have immigrated from Central and South America. Additionally students have an opportunity to understand the strengths and struggles that Latino immigrants face in Charlotte through the “Storytelling” Sessions of local Latino leaders in the community.  In their Final Assessment students will present their findings to the school in the Hispanic Cultural Heritage Expo.