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ERIC Number: ED449083
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 21
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Mesoamerican Indigenous Society at the Millennium: Historic and Contemporary Perspectives. Fulbright Hays Summer Seminars Abroad Program, 2000 (Mexico and Guatemala).
Wittmann, Teresa
This curriculum unit combines folk tales and art from Guatemala and Mexico. The unit introduces students to traditional stories and local art of the indigenous people, as well as some details about the culture and geography of the area. It contains four lesson plans: (1) "The Race of Toad and Deer" (Guatemala), mask and play, grades 2-4; (2) "People of Corn" (Guatemala), textile pattern bookmark, grades 6-8; (3) "The Woman Who Outshone the Sun" (Oaxaca, Mexico), animal sculpture, grades 4-8; and (4) "Cuckoo/Cucu" (Mexico), ornament and puppet and play, grades K-2. Each lesson details time needed, materials needed, objectives, evaluation methods, and activity procedures. (Contains a 4-item bibliography of Mexican and Guatemalan folk tales to go with the lesson plans and a 6-item bibliography of other folk tales.) (BT)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Center for International Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Guatemala; Mexico