ERIC Number: ED404280
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Bievenidos: A Monthly Bilingual/Bicultural Teacher's Resource Guide to Mexico & Hispanic Culture.
Downs, Cynthia; Becker, Terry
This resource guide, designed for elementary level students, presents activities focusing on the language and customs of Mexico. The material is organized in 12 chapters that correspond with the curriculum calendar. Whenever possible, the thematic topic presented in each chapter refers to calendar appropriate festivals or events. Following an introductory section, which gives useful teacher information and a selection of classroom games for incorporating Spanish language into the classroom, the chapter themes include: (1) August: The Aztecs; (2) September: New Spain Independence; (3) October: Day of the Dead; (4) November: Lady of Guadalupe; (5) December: Looking for the Inn; (6) January: The Legend of the China Poblana; (7) February: Celebration--Food; (8) March: Art--Sports; (9) April: The Mayans; (10) May: Cinco de Mayo Revolution--Music; (11) June: Holidays; and (12) July: Today--Famous Mexicans. Stories, songs, dances, art activities, recipes, reproducible student pages, and Spanish vocabulary terms relating to the theme are provided in the chapters. (Contains 40 references.) (MM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Clothing, Cultural Activities, Cultural Education, Elementary Education, Fine Arts, Folk Culture, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Latin American Culture, Multicultural Education, Music Activities, Social Studies, Thematic Approach
Instructional Fair/T.S. Denison, 2400 Turner Avenue, N.W., Grand Rapids, MI 49544.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Mexico