ERIC Number: ED207783
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Eventos de Octubre (October Events).
Pla, Myrna; Toro, Leonor
Written in Spanish, this booklet contains information on three events occurring in the month of October: the discovery of America (October 12), the organization of the United Nations (October 24), and Halloween (October 31). Christopher Columbus' journey to America is discussed through a short story; an epic poem ("Velas Epicas"); and five poems ("A Cristobal Colon,""Descubrimiento,""La Rabida,""Isabel, La Catolica,""Los Conquistadores,""Soy Tu Hijo,""Oh America Mia!"). The booklet briefly describes the formation of the United Nations on October 24, 1945, as well as its emblem, motto and headquarters. A brief discussion of the historical beginning of Halloween is also provided, along with a 2-scene play ("El Sueno de Halloween"); a short play ("Halloween es Aquelarre"); and four poems ("Halloween,""Mi Calabaza,""La Fiesta de las Calabazas,""Las Brujas"). (NQA)
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Elementary Education, Epics, Folk Culture, Hispanic Americans, Holidays, Instructional Materials, Migrant Education, Poetry, Puerto Ricans, Reading Materials, Spanish Speaking
New Haven Migratory Children's Program, Hamden-New Haven Cooperative Education Center, 1450 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06517.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Hamden-New Haven Cooperative Education Center, CT.
Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Migratory Children's Program, New Haven.