ERIC Number: ED234966
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Oct
Reference Count: 0
What's Happening in October?
Toro, Leonor; And Others
This teachers' booklet focuses primarily on eight short lessons about cultural, historical, or annual events related to October. Information is provided on the following: the month of October; Fire Prevention Day; Columbus Day; United Nations Day; the birthdays of Presidents James E. Carter, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Theodore Roosevelt; and Halloween. The lessons contain several pages of background information and related creative activities and word games. The lesson on Halloween contains a song, a crossword puzzle, a maze, and detailed instructions for making paper sack masks and puppets. The booklet also contains a section about October events important to Black Americans and includes brief biographical sketches of athlete Jack R. Robinson; abolitionist Frederick Douglass; Brigadier General Benjamin C. Davis, Sr. and his son; scientist Benjamin Banneker; Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall; and singer Mahalia Jackson. Four math activities complete the booklet. (SB)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Black History, Blacks, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Education, Leaders, Learning Activities, Mathematics, Migrant Education, United States History
Ethnic/Arts Migrant Project, Hamden-New Haven Cooperative Education Center, 1450 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06517-2497.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Hamden-New Haven Cooperative Education Center, CT.
Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Migratory Children's Program, New Haven.
Identifiers: Columbus Day; Halloween; Holidays; October (Month)
Note: For related document, see ED 207 783. Print is light and may reproduce well.