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ERIC Number: ED091088
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
La Celebracion de Navaidad. Para la Secundaria. (The Celebration of Christmas, Secondary Level.)
Herrera, Gloria; Lizcano, Jeanette
The celebration of Navidad (Christmas) by various cultures is the topic of this secondary level unit. Unit objectives are that the student will be able to differentiate between his culture's Christmas customs and those of the dominant culture, and be able to relate their origin. The customs of Mexico, Panama, and south Texas are discussed. Also included are: (1) "Las Pastorelas", a Christmas play about the shepherds; (2) the story "The Purchase"; (3) the poem, "La Navidad"; (4) the songs, "Las Posadas", "Los Santos Reyes", "Bulerias de Navidad", "A la Nanita Nana", "Fum, Fum, Fum!", "Natividad", "A la Rurru Nino", and "La Noche Buena"; and (5) recipes for tamales, the meat for tamales, and bunuelos. (NQ)
Descriptors: American Indians, American Studies, Ballads, Bilingual Education, Cultural Activities, Cultural Background, Drama, Folk Culture, Food, Foreign Language Books, Latin American Culture, Literature, Mexican Americans, Mexicans, Poetry, Secondary School Students, Social Studies, Spanish Speaking, Units of Study
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.