ERIC Number: ED478047
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Raices Culturales/Cultural Roots: A Model for Integrating Folklife in the Classroom (Caldwell, Idaho, July 8-14, 2001). Teacher-Generated Projects for the Classroom.
Idaho State Historical Society, Boise.; Idaho Humanities Council, Boise.; Idaho Commission on the Arts, Boise.
This booklet is the result of the 2001 summer institute for teachers held at the Albertson College of Idaho (Caldwell). The booklet states that the 6-day institute, attended by 21 Idaho teachers, explored how the history and traditions of different cultures can be found in each person's community. Using Idaho's Latino community as a model, "Cultural Roots" featured daily lectures, panel discussions, fieldwork, and special evening presentations by local musicians, dancers, and nationally recognized folklorists. The booklet contains five sections: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Foreword"; (3) "Model Projects" (Basque Music, Creating Resources of Your Own, Family Food Traditions, Latin American Literature, Mines and Minds, Over There!, Quilts, We Are Important and We Have a Picture and a Story to Prove It!, Who We Are, Working in the Payette Area, World War II: Selected Homefront Stories from Idaho); (4) "Appendices" (Folklore Genres; Verbal, Material, and Customary Lore); and (6) "Resources" (Content Rich Folklore Web sites). The model projects suggest appropriate grade level, recommend disciplines/subjects to be integrated, provide teaching ideas, address learning skills and/or state standards, and offer a detailed unit description for classroom implementation. (BT)
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Folk Culture, Lesson Plans, Models, Social Studies, State History, Teacher Developed Materials
Idaho Humanities Council, 217 West State Street, Boise, ID 83702. Tel: 888-345-5346 (Toll Free); Fax: 208-345-5347; Web site: http://www.idahohumanities.org/.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation, Inc., Boise, ID.; National Endowment for the Arts (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Historical Society, Boise.; Idaho Humanities Council, Boise.; Idaho Commission on the Arts, Boise.
Identifiers - Location: Idaho