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Hispanic Heritage Library Scavenger Hunt


Grade Levels:
3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, and 6th Grade

No, this product is a PDF printable, with links to Google Slides. It is not editable.

Teaching Duration:
about 4 class periods

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Want to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in an engaging way? Try a library scavenger hunt! With four engaging library lessons, in person or virtual, your students will find authors, illustrators, and biographies of Hispanic heroes and heroines who shaped our world.

This helpful product for school librarians includes:

  • Lesson plans for 4 library visits, in person or online
  • 48 scavenger hunt cards, in print and Google Slides
  • 1 full page and 2 different half-page exit tickets, in print and Google Slides
  • Lists of the titles shown on the scavenger hunt cards

In this scavenger hunt, your students will search for biographies of:

  • Ellen Ochoa
  • Roberto Clemente
  • Sonia Sotomayor
  • Diego Rivera
  • Salvador Dali
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Frida Kahlo
  • Cesar Chavez
  • Alex Rodriguez
  • Selena
  • Sammy Sosa
  • Irma Rangel
  • Lionel Messi
  • Selena Gomez
  • Hernando de Soto
  • Francisco Vazquez de Coronado
  • Celia Cruz
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Juan Garcia Esquivel
  • José Guadalupe Posada

Your students will also be looking for books by these authors and illustrators:

  • Carmen Tafolla
  • Diane De Anda
  • John Parra
  • Xavier Garza
  • Julia Alvarez
  • Matt de la Pena
  • Arthur Dorros
  • Monica Brown
  • Margarita Engle
  • George Ancona
  • Carmen Agra Deedy
  • Carmen Lomas Garza
  • Gary Soto
  • Pam Munoz Ryan
  • Alma Flor Ada
  • Pat Mora
  • Isabel Quintero
  • Raul Gonzalez (Raul the Third)
  • Meg Medina
  • Yuyi Morales
  • Angela Dominguez
  • Juana Martinez-Neal
  • Ruth Behar
  • Duncan Tonatiuh

You don’t have to have each of these titles in your library to use this scavenger hunt. Just make doubles of those that you DO have, and use this list to inform your collection development. Or have students use these cards to search an online database or library catalog for Hispanic Heritage information.

This library scavenger hunt includes full-page and half-page exit tickets so that your students can respond to the books and information that they find, and you can see what they’ve learned from this engaging library lesson. Students can respond on paper or with the linked Google Slides.

The thorough lesson plans included with this download can be used year after year with multiple grade levels.

Standards Addressed:

AASL National School Library Standards – See the AASL Standards Framework for Learners to view full text. 

  • Inquire –  D.1.
  • Include –  B.3.
  • Collaborate – D.1.
  • Curate – A.2.
  • Explore – A.1. –  C.1.
  • Engage – A.1. –  D.1.

Common Core English Language Arts Standards –
© Copyright 2010 National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers. All rights reserved.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.10.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.10.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.10.

Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills (TEKS) –
© Copyright 2019 Texas Education Agency. 

  • TEKS LA.3.5.
  • TEKS LA.4.5.
  • TEKS LA.5.5.
  • TEKS Social Studies 3.17.A.
  • TEKS Social Studies 4.21.A.
  • TEKS Social Studies 5.22.C.

Terms of Use
© Library Learners – By purchasing this product, you receive a one-user license. Copying or distributing to others is prohibited.  ​See our Site Terms of Use for more information. For teacher-librarians: You may use this product with all of your classes and students.

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Grade Levels

3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade


No, this product is not editable.

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Teaching Duration

4 class periods


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