ERIC Number: ED091086
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Dia de Dar Gracias. Modulo Nivel Primario. (Day to Give Thanks. Module Primary Level.)
Espinoza, Delia; Lopez, Santiago, III
Dia de Dar Gracias (Thanksgiving) is the subject of this primary level unit. The unit objectives are to: (1) know about El Dia de Dar Gracias as it is celebrated in the United States; (2) know how the Mayas celebrated it; (3) understand the context of the stories in the unit; (4) know about the main food used, the turkey; (5) distinguish other peoples' customs from those of this country; (6) develop a minimum of 3 activities on the Thanksgiving theme; and (7) answer the major part of the final exam. The unit consists of a brief history of how the Mayas, along with the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Celts, had celebrations to give thanks for their harvest before the Pilgrims did; the story "Guivito El Guajolote"; a vocabulary list; a pretest and a posttest; suggested activities; and a form for teacher evaluation. (NQ)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Bilingual Education.
Authoring Institution: Crystal City Independent School District, TX.