ERIC Number: ED213543
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Eventos de Febrero (February Events).
Toro, Leonor; Pla, Myrna
Designed as a resource for teachers, the booklet contains brief information on eight events celebrated by Puerto Ricans in the month of February: La Candelaria; Abraham Lincoln; Black History; Valentine's Day; Julia de Burgos; Luis Munoz Marin; George Washington; and the Carnaval. Written in Spanish, the booklet discusses the orgin and ways of celebrating "Las Candelarias" and provides directions for the children's game "Hay Candela." A short biographical sketch of Abraham Lincoln is provided, along with the Gettysburg Address in Spanish and English. Along with various suggested activities are short biographical sketches of Jackie Robinson, athlete; Thurgood Marshall, Supreme Court judge; George Washington Carver, scientist; Harriet Tubman, "the Moses of her people"; Marian Anderson, concert artist; Federick Douglass, abolitionist and orator; Rafael Cordero, founder of a free school for all students; Jose Celso Barbosa, founder of the Partido Republicano Puertorriqueno; Ernesto Ramos Antonini, politician; Julia de Burgos, poet; Luis Munoz Marin, founder of Puerto Rico's Partido Popular Democratico; and George Washington. The next section includes a discussion of the origin, beliefs, and customs of Valentine's Day; three sketches for making Valentine cards; three poems; and a rhyming activity. A description of the Carnaval concludes the booklet. (NQA)
Descriptors: Black History, Blacks, Cultural Activities, Cultural Background, Elementary Education, Hispanic Americans, Holidays, Instructional Materials, Leaders, Learning Activities, Migrant Education, Puerto Ricans, Spanish Speaking
Ethnic/Arts Migrant Project, Hamden-New Haven Cooperative Education Center, 1450 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06517-2497.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; 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.