ERIC Number: ED215827
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-May
Reference Count: N/A
Eventos de Mayo (May Events).
Toro, Leonor; Pla, Myrna
Designed as a resource for teachers, this booklet, written in Spanish, contains brief information on seven May events: La Semana de la Educacion (first Friday in May), Harry S. Truman (May 8), Dia de las Madres (second Sunday in May), Luis Llorens Torres (May 14), La Cruz Roja (May 21), John F. Kennedy (May 29), and El Dia De Conmemoracion (May 30). Following an historical overview of "La Semana de la Educacion" are a poem about Rafael Cordero and some quotations on the value of education by Eugenio Maria de Hostos, Luis Munoz Rivera, Candido Oliveras, Luis Munoz Marin, John Dewey, Miguel de Unamuno, and Jaime Benitez. The origins of the Red Cross (La Cruz Roja) and Memorial Day (Dia de Conmemoracion) are briefly discussed. Biographical sketches of Harry S. Truman, Luis Llorens Torres, Clara Barton, and John F. Kennedy provide information on their education and major accomplishments. The origin of Mother's Day in the United States and in Puerto Rico is discussed and 10 poems, 1 song with words and music, and 6 suggested activities for celebrating Mother's Day are provided. Seven poems by Luis Llorens Torres, seven suggested activities, and four patterns for Mother's Day cards are included. (NQA)
Descriptors: Community Leaders, Cultural Activities, Cultural Background, Elementary Education, Hispanic Americans, Holidays, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Migrant Education, Poetry, Puerto Rican Culture, Puerto Ricans
Ethnic/Arts Migrant Project, Hamden-New Haven Cooperative Education Center, 1450 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06517-2497.
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.