ERIC Number: ED036241
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Dante, Seventh Centennial, 1265-1965: Resource Materials for Teachers. Curriculum Bulletin, 1965-66 Series, Number 16.
Cavicchia, Gida; Costadasi, Virginia
A two-part curriculum bulletin pays tribute to the life and works of Dante Alighieri during the 700th annivarsary of his birth. Part One includes his biography, a discussion of his minor works, a summary of "The Divine Comedy", Dante's impact on other lands, and Dantean thought. Suggestions for teaching a resource unit for elementary and junior high school grades are provided. Other language arts topics are: (1) a guided reading lesson, (2) a composition lesson for vocabulary enrichment, (3) choral speaking, (4) poetry appreciation, and (5) literature. Materials related to Dante in social studies, mathematics, astronomy, music, the dance, art, and guidance are offered along with a bibliography. An original play, "Dante and Beatrice", is found in the appendix. (RL)
Descriptors: Authors, Biographies, Choral Speaking, Curriculum Guides, Educational Media, Fine Arts, Instructional Program Divisions, Interdisciplinary Approach, Italian, Literary Criticism, Literary Styles, Literature, Mathematics, Poets, Reading Comprehension, Reading Material Selection, Social Studies, Teaching Guides, Vocabulary Development, Writing Skills
Board of Education of the City of New York, Publications Sales Office, 110 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201 ($1.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
Identifiers: Dante (Alighieri); Divine Comedy