ERIC Number: ED231606
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
What's Happening in July?
Toro, Leonor; And Others
Designed as a teacher resource, the booklet provides brief information on eight July events: Independence Day; The Patron Saint Festivals and the Festival of Loiza, celebrated by Puerto Ricans; and the birthdays of P. T. Barnum, Elias Howe, John Quincy Adams, Luis Munoz Rivera, and Simon Bolivar. Information is provided on the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the circus, and roller coasters at amusement parks. A brief history of the following classic soul foods is included: pork, blackeye peas, collard greens, corn or maize, yams, okra, watermelon, and peanuts. Following a brief discussion of the nutritive value of soul food are 16 recipes for making coconut ice, old-fashioned sweet potato pie, ice cream sandwiches, jazzy juices, fruit-sicles, peachy freeze, watermelon crunch, Southern spareribs, potato salad, Charleston Hop'n John, pigs feet fiesta, macaroni and cheese, greens with pork hocks, chitterlings "chitlins," and Southern fried chicken. The booklet includes a list of 29 historical July happenings; 7 math activities on place value, expanded notation, missing numerals, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; 15 creative activities; and 12 word games. (NQA)
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Leaders, Learning Activities, Migrant Education, Nutrition, Puerto Ricans, Vocabulary Development
Ethnic/Arts Migrant Program, 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. State and Local Education Programs.
Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Migratory Children's Program, New Haven.