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ERIC Number: ED109902
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Puerto Rican History, Civilization, and Culture: A Mini-Documentary.
Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX.; New York State Education Dept., Albany.; State Univ. of New York, Albany.
This publication was compiled from a number of smaller manuscripts dealing with various aspects of Puerto Rican history, civilization, and culture. The book is designed to: (1) provide teachers of middle school and high school students with instructional material which covers all these aspects in a related sequential manner; and (2) provide information that will stimulate further study and interest in Puerto Rico among both students and teachers. A historical review of the country is provided, with emphasis on the major historical points which determined the development of Puerto Rican culture and modern-day society. The major headings are: (1) economic development; (2) Puerto Rican culture; (3) Puerto Rican music (a number of songs are given here); (4) other typical pastimes (fiestas, holidays and sports); (5) cultural centers and related aspects of Puerto Rican culture; (6) Puerto Rican foods; (7) important dates and holidays in Puerto Rico; (8) Puerto Rican flora and fauna; (9) famous Puerto Ricans; and (10) architecture in Puerto Rico. The book also includes a bibliography of publications divided into these areas: Puerto Rican authors, books in Spanish and books in English; children's books in English; children's books in Spanish; and related Puerto Rican studies.
Descriptors: Architectural Character, Bibliographies, Bilingual Education, Cultural Traits, Economic Development, Foreign Culture, History Instruction, Instructional Materials, Language Enrichment, Puerto Rican Culture, Puerto Ricans, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Social Studies, Spanish Speaking
Dissemination Center for Bilingual Bicultural Education, 6504 Tracor Lane, Austin, Texas 78721 ($2.00)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX.; New York State Education Dept., Albany.; State Univ. of New York, Albany.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bilingual Education Act 1968; Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII