ERIC Number: ED212395
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Eventos de Enero (January Events).
Pla, Myrna; Toro, Leonor
Written in Spanish, this booklet contains brief information on the origin of four events celebrated in the month of January in Puerto Rico and the United States: New Year (January 1), Dia de Reyes (January 6), Eugenio Maria de Hostos (January 11), and Martin Luther King (January 15). Designed as a resource for teachers to use in teaching the child appreciation and respect for the Puerto Rican culture and traditions, the booklet includes brief discussions of Dia de Reyes and Las Trullas de Reyes; biographical information about Eugenio Maria de Hostos and Martin Luther King; six poems ("Los Reyes,""Ano Nuevo,""Los Tres Reyes Magos,""Elegia de Reyes,""Titulo y Autor Desconocido,""Bronce"); recipes for making almojabanas, arroz con gandules, gandinga, and tembleque; word exercises; discussion questions; discussion of the use of dittoes; and suggestions for teaching poetry and songs. (NQA)
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Elementary Education, Folk Culture, Hispanic Americans, Holidays, Instructional Materials, Leaders, Learning Activities, Migrant Education, Poetry, Puerto Rican Culture, Puerto Ricans, 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.