ERIC Number: ED100736
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
The Magic of Names -- Their Origin and Meaning. A Bilingual-Bicultural Resource Booklet for Teachers, Pre-School through Grade Six.
Archuleta, Lena, Comp.
This resource book on Spanish and English names, origins, and meanings gives the teacher background material for developing bilingual classroom activities. Knowledge of one's name is important for developing self-concept in a bilingual-bicultural education program. Section one contains a history and development of surnames. Section two traces the origin and development of Spanish surnames. Section three examines the symbolism and heraldry of coats of arms. Section four provides the origin and meaning of selected common names of families in Denver's west side. Sections five and six give common English names, their Spanish equivalents, and Spanish aids to pronunciation. Sections seven through nine provide learning activities for primary and intermediate grades which include bilingual games and songs. Section ten provides teacher and student resource suggestions. The appendix includes Spanish place names in Colorado and a Colorado map. (DE)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Denver Public Schools, CO.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VIII