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ERIC Number: ED400675
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 258
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Legends of Mexico: Units of Instruction, Grades K-8.
Bacon, Susan, Ed.; Humbach, Nancy, Ed.
The 26 units of Spanish instruction for grades K-8 presented here were developed by participants in a 1995-96 teacher institute. The units are designed to help children and adolescents learn both language and culture through Mexican legends. Activities help introduce the legend, test comprehension, and extend the meaning, to develop deeper understanding of Mexican culture and make connections with other content areas. Units include: "Como nacio mazorca de las dulces notas musicales" (Jennene Alexander); "La leyenda del chocolat" (Susan H. Bost); "El misterio de la calle de Olmedo" (Gladys Catala); "La leyenda de la musica, el canto y el baile" (Flor Ciriaco); "Lecho de rosas" (Rachael Trujillo Coughlin); "Los novios" (Melissa Detwiler); "Un lecho de rosas" (Rebecca L. Eppley);"La leyenda de los novios" (Eppley); "Los sapos y la lluvia" (Rocco Fuschetta); "La casa de los munecos" (Susan Guehl); "Huitzilopochlti, colibri a la izquierda" (Yvonne L. Hernandez); "El sol y la luna" (Tracy Daniels Jones); "Las orejas del conejo" (Mary Ellen Klima); "El nino espiritu" (Linda Kwallek); "El hombre iguana" (Randy Lemler); "El animalito que canta" (Bethany A. Lowrey); "La china poblana" (Maria Elena Martinez); "El sol y la luna" (Dena Minard); "La leyenda del mole poblano" (Leslie Mueller); "La china poblana" (Nilsa Nieves); "El sol y la luna" (Tracy L. Purdy); "La musica, el canto y el baile" (Milagros Quiles); "Los novios" (Cheryl A. Smith); "Los chiles en nogada" (Carolina M. Timmerding); "La virgen de Guadalupe" (Rebecca Vay); and "La china poblana" (Isaura Zytkowski). (MSE)
Department of Romance Languages, University of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 210377, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0377 ($15).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: EnglishSpanish
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Cincinnati Univ., OH. Dept. of Romance Languages.
Identifiers - Location: Mexico