ERIC Number: ED218043
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Eventos de Julio (July Events).
Pla, Myrna; Toro, Leonor
Written in Spanish, this booklet contains brief information on 10 July events celebrated by Puerto Ricans: United States Declaration of Independence; the birthdays of P.T. Barnum, Elias Howe, John Quincy Adams, Luis Munoz Rivera, and Simon Bolivar; Marisol Malaret (first puerto Rican to be "Miss Universe"); Puerto Rican Constitution; Las Fiestas de Loiza, and Las Fiestas Patronales. Designed as a teacher resource, the booklet includes brief biographical sketches of the acocomplishments of P.T. Barnum, Elias Howe, John Quincy Adams, Luis Munoz Rivera, Simon Bolivar, and Marisol Malaret. Information is provided on the U.S. Declaration of Independence, first Continental Congress, Treaty of Paris, signing of the U.S. Constitution, 13 original states' unanimous declaration, circus, clown, and Puerto Rican Constitution. The booklet includes an overview of the Fiestas of Loiza and of the Fiesta Patronales, celebrated throughout the year in honor of Puerto Rico's various patron saints; a list of the date, fiesta title, and town of the various celebrations; 12 poems about the town celebrations; recipes for making Alcapurrias, Bacalaitos Fritos, Mofongo, Guineitos Ninos en Almibar, and Arroz Loizeno; various poems; and 23 suggested activities (e.g., discussion questions, drawing and writing exercises, dictionary exercises, word find puzzle, class exercises, and vocabulary development activities). (NQA)
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Elementary Education, Folk Culture, Hispanic Americans, Instructional Materials, Leaders, Learning Activities, Migrant Education, Poetry, Puerto Rican Culture, Puerto Ricans
Ethnic/Arts Migrant Project, Hamden-New Haven. Cooperative Education Center, 1450 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06517-2497.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Migrant Education Programs.
Authoring Institution: Hamden-New Haven Cooperative Education Center, CT.; Connecticut State Migratory Children's Program, New Haven.