ERIC Number: ED234965
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
What's Happening in September?
Toro, Leonor; And Others
Intended as a teacher resource, the booklet contains a series of 10 short lessons about historical, annual, or cultural events related to the month of September. Information is presented on the following: September; Labor Day; the beginning of the academic year; the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur; the birthdays of Puerto Rican nationalist Pedro Albizu Campos, President William Howard Taft, and novelist James Fenimore Cooper; Citizenship Day; the Lares Outcry in Puerto Rico; and Native American Day. The booklet also contains five short lessons on the Connecticut law concerning Native Americans, four important figures in Black history (Matthew A. Henson, Mary McLeod Bethune, Lorraine Hansberry, and Elijah Muhammad), physical fitness, the African American celebration of Kwanzaa, and mathematics activities for grades 2-4. Most of the lessons include creative activities and word games based on the event described. A calendar of 33 September events is included. (SB)
Descriptors: American Indians, Black Culture, Black History, Blacks, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Education, Leaders, Learning Activities, Migrant Education, Puerto Ricans, United States History
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
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Hamden-New Haven Cooperative Education Center, CT.
Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Migratory Children's Program, New Haven.