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ERIC Number: ED089910
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 21
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El Dia de la Raza Module. Secondary Level. [The Day of the Race Module. Secondary Level.]
Herrera, Gloria; Lizcano, Jeanette
"El Dia de la Raza", considered the birthday of the mestizo, is the topic of this unit for the secondary level. As unit objectives, the students are to demonstrate (1) their comprehension by stating 3 major areas of contributions the Indians and the Spaniards gave the mestizo culture and (2) their concept of mestizaje by participating in oral discussions utilizing 5 study questions. The history of El Dia de la Raza, which is celebrated on October 12 throughout Latin America, covers the topics of Christopher Columbus' trips to America; the origins of La Raza; the mestizo culture; the settlement of the Spaniards in Mexico; and Chicano contributions to today's society. Included with the unit are suggested activities; 5 study questions; a glossary of 23 Spanish words used throughout the unit; and 4 poems about the Chicano. (NQ)
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Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Bilingual Education.
Authoring Institution: Crystal City Independent School District, TX.
Identifiers - Location: Texas