ERIC Number: ED201594
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Odds and Ends: Instructional Materials Developed at the First National Seminar on the Teaching of Latin American Studies.
Williford, Miriam, Ed.; Casteel, J. Doyle, Ed.
Learning activities intended to supplement regular curriculum on Latin American studies at all grade levels are presented. Developed by 60 elementary, secondary, and college level teachers with the cooperation of 35 Latin Americanists at a cross-cultural seminar, the activities were generated with two key objectives in mind--(1) to expand and improve teacher training in Latin American studies, and (2) to develop curriculum materials. The activities are intended to be used by teachers in the form in which they are presented and/or to serve as models to teachers as they develop similar or related activities. Activities include working with rhymes and songs (analyzing, singing, clapping, and performing puppet shows based on certain songs), reciting and translating poetry, analyzing signs and symbols, simulating life in a Latin American market place, discussing Latin American family life, analyzing cartoons, and discussing political issues in class. Many of the activities are presented in both Spanish and English languages. For each activity, information is presented on background, suggested grade level, procedures, objectives, and materials. (DB)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Latin American Culture, Latin American History, Latin Americans, Learning Activities, Postsecondary Education, Spanish, Teacher Developed Materials, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Tinker Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Latin American Studies Association, Inc., Gainesville, FL.
Identifiers: Latin America