ERIC Number: ED212394
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Eventos de Diciembre (December Events).
Pla, Myrna; Toro, Leonor
Written in Spanish, this booklet contains information on three events occurring in the month of December: winter, Christmas, and New Year's Eve. Winter is briefly discussed. The section on Christmas includes a short story ("La Nochebuena"); a poem about Christmas in Puerto Rico; a legend about the poinsettia; brief discussion of Santa Claus, the poinsettia, and the Christmas candle, wreath, and tree; riddles and word exercises; the words to 24 songs (i.e., "Si no Me Dan De Beber,""Cascabel,""Hermose Bouquet,""Villancico Yaucano,""White Christmas,""Silent Night,""I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus,""The Little Drummer Boy," and "The Twelve Days of Christmas"); and the music and words to 9 songs (i.e., "Noche de Paz,""Alegria, alegria, alegria,""Venid, pastores,""Vicentillo,""En el portal de Belen," and "Pastores a Belen"). Recipes are given for making bienmesabe, pan de nueces y pina, cazuela, flan de batata, flan de leche evaporada, pinon de platanos maduro, pastel de yuca, and pasteles. The section on New Year's Eve includes a short story ("Que se va Ano Viejo, que se va!") and a poem ("El Bindis del Bohemio"). Black and white sketches for making Christmas cards, tree decorations, and a Christmas tree conclude the booklet. (NQA)
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Elementary Education, Folk Culture, Hispanic Americans, Holidays, Illustrations, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Migrant Education, Music, Poetry, Puerto Rican Culture, 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.