National Puerto Rican Day

People celebrating their Puerto Rican heritage

Welcome to our In the Know topic for June, National Puerto Rican Day. You may wish to take a look at other grade spans and recommend articles to students that are below or above their grade’s reading level.

Grades K-1 look how people celebrate their Puerto Rican heritage.

Grades 2-3 learn about influential Puerto Ricans.

Grades 4-5 look at the aftermath of Hurricane Maria eight months later.

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Photo Credit: ©Lars A. Niki