ERIC Number: ED216803
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Una Visita al Viejo San Juan (A Visit to Old San Juan).
Cabello, Victor; And Others
Written in Spanish, this black and white illustrated booklet provides a tour of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico's oldest and most historic city. Brief historical information is provided on the Perro de San Jeronimo, a statue of a barking dog found in front of the Castillo; Plaza de Colon, a small plaza dedicated to Christopher Columbus; the Catedral de San Juan Bautista, a cathedral housing the remains of Don Juan Ponce de Leon; Plazuela de la Rogativa, according to legend the British troops fled when they saw a religious procession of women and thought new military troops had arrived on the island; Casa Blanca, first occupied by the family of Ponce de Leon, later by military commanders, and today is a cultural center; the Iglesia San Jose, the Convento Dominico, and the Plaza San Jose; and the Fuerte de San Felipe del Morro, which served as a fortress against all invaders. Fill-in-the-blank, dictionary, and discussion activities are provided throughout the booklet, which concludes with a chronology of important dates in the history of Old San Juan and a map of Old San Juan. (NQA)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Elementary Education, Hispanic Americans, Illustrations, Instructional Materials, Latin American History, Learning Activities, Migrant Education, Puerto Ricans, Social Studies
Migratory Ethnic/Arts Project, Hamden-New Haven Cooperative Education Center, 1450 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06517-2497.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Hamden-New Haven Cooperative Education Center, CT.
Identifiers: Historical Landmarks; Puerto Rico (Old San Juan)
Note: Paper copy not available due to publisher's choice.