ERIC Number: ED106188
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
1973 ATLAS Curriculum Guide for Mexican-American and Puerto Rican Studies.
Association of Teachers of Latin American Studies, Brooklyn, NY.
This curriculum guide, developed by the Association of Teachers of Latin American Studies, provides an interdisciplinary, inquiry-oriented approach to Mexican-American and Puerto Rican Studies. Unit one contains a list of cognitive and affective objectives and evaluation suggestions. Units two through six provide content materials and include a list of key concepts and student inquiry activities. Specifically, unit two analyzes the historical background of Mexico and includes sections on geography, pre-Columbian civilization, the Spanish conquest, the colonial period, the independence movement, 19th century imperialism, and the revolution of 1910. Unit three examines the contemporary social organization of Mexico. Unit four studies the economic and political systems of Mexico as well as developments in medicine. Unit five studies the experience of the Mexican-American and includes sections on identification of terms, the American experience, and the Chicano movement, culture, and education. Unit six studies the Puerto Rican experience and includes sections on Puerto Rican identity, family structure, religious values, and the U.S. policy on language in Puerto Rico. (Author/DE)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Teachers of Latin American Studies, Brooklyn, NY.
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