ERIC Number: ED224620
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Eventos de Septiembre (September Events).
Toro, Leonor, Ed.
Written in Spanish, this booklet contains brief information on 10 September events celebrated by Puerto Ricans: Arturo Somohano, the beginning of the academic year, Dia del Trabajo (Labor Day), Pedro Albizu Campos, Lola Rodriguez de Tio, William Howard Taft, El Grito de Lares, Dia del Indio Americano (American Indian Day), las retretas, and verbenas and ferias. Designed as a teacher resource, the booklet includes brief biographical sketches of the accomplishments of Arturo Somohano, a concert pianist and composer who founded Puerto Rico's Philharmonic Orchestra; Pedro Albizu Campos, who fought for Puerto Rico's separation from the United States; Lola Rodriguez de Tio, a Puerto Rican poet; and William Howard Taft, a U.S. President. Brief information is provided on El Grito de Lares (September 23, 1868), which marked the beginning of a revolutionary movement; the beginning of the school year; Labor Day; American Indian Day; las retretas, public concerts usually held on Sunday afternoons; and verbenas and ferias, town celebrations and fairs. The booklet includes a list of 14 historical happenings in the month of September; several poems, including 22 poems written by Lola Rodriguez de Tio; and various suggested activities, e.g., discussion activities, writing exercises, riddles, and vocabulary development activities. (NQA)
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education, Elementary Education, Leaders, Learning Activities, Migrant Education, 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.