Countries and Territories of Asia Teacher Resources
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New Review Arthur’s World Neighborhood: Bibliography for Kids
Support young learners as they expand their cultural awareness with this list of children's literature on countries from around the globe. Including both fictional and non-fictional texts. This resource will help students across the primary grades come to appreciate the wonderful diversity the world has to offer.
1st - 5th Social Studies & History 22 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Catching the Sun: Tales from Asia
Explore the folklore of Asia and the South Pacific with this language arts lesson series. Complementing a reading of Catching the Sun: Tales from Asia by Jan M. Mike, this resource supports learners with understanding cause and effect relationships and identifying the moral or theme in each of the book's four stories.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 35 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Burr Airlines Flight to Asia: Building Inquiry Skills
What a wonderful way to explore this topic! Learners take an imaginary trip to Asia, take a visual tour, and formulate questions for a research project. As a final project, they create a travel brochure.
3rd Social Studies & History 4 Views 5 Downloads
East Asia Country Project
Get your young historians thinking about East Asian culture and history during this partner research project, in which they analyze a variety of East Asian aspects to prepare for a presentation. After an initial "what do we already know" discussion, partners are assigned a country in the region and given a handout to guide their research (included).
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 14 Views 76 Downloads
Asia Country: Tic Tac Toe
Enhance your geography class's knowledge of the countries on the Asian continent with this research lesson. Individuals or groups use books, the library, and the Internet to research one Asian country of their choice. Handouts and worksheet are included.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 37 Downloads
East Timor: The World's Newest Country
This isn't just a hand-out or a reading passage; it's more like a mini book on the history, colonization, independence, and culture of the South East Asian country of Timor. There are extensive readings and discussion questions for learners to address.
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 14 Views 20 Downloads
Comparable Statistics from Countries of Various Continents
Seventh graders, while brainstorming, compare/contrast statistics about different countries concerning population growth and religion. They assess a variety of media to include in their statistics. In the end, their studies guide them to appreciate the contributions and respect diversity that all countries make to the world daily.
7th Social Studies & History 11 Views 24 Downloads
Investigating Central Asia Through Maps
Students use different types of maps to examine the region of Asia. They examine how the region of Central Asia is defined. They develop their own scavenger hunt based on maps to complete the instructional activity.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 12 Views 89 Downloads
Southeast Asia, Oceania, And Antarctica: Climate and Vegetation
Explore the geography of Southeast Asia, Oceania, and Antarctica through this text-companion worksheet. Learners read about the climate and vegetation of these regions, taking notes and answering 3 short-answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 15 Views 115 Downloads
Business Strategy with Asia: Outsourcing or Not?
Students examine the advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing personnel resources to Asia. They investigate through internet research as well as community business leaders why businesses outsource to other countries. In the end, pretending that they own a business, they attempt to resolve the question of outsourcing
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 27 Downloads
Scramble for Africa
In this fantastic simulation, your young historians take on the roles of imperialistic European countries in the nineteenth century and then "scramble" to carve up the continent of Africa! This is a very hands-on activity that will help your learners to understand the economic and arbitrary motivations of European powers in African colonization.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 36 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Out On A Limb In The Pacific Rim?
Students act as cultural attachés to investigate and present briefings on the post-1945 histories and United States diplomatic relationships with East Asian countries. They articulate their foreign policy findings.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 20 Downloads
Students role play as tour operators by planning a group tour to a country in Africa, Asia, or South America. They research the culture, physical geography, and history of one of the countries to highlight their tour destinations. They develop a brochure or booklet that describes their three week tour itinerary.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 23 Downloads
Breaching the Gulf Between Cultures
Students study the dynamics, the challenges, and the rewards of adjusting to a new culture, as illustrated by the author's account of his father's coming to terms with Sri Lankan customs. They reach the enduring understanding, "It is easy to make judgments about people and places that we later learn are inaccurate.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Encountering Very Different Ways of Life
Students explore the concept of crossing cultures. They examine how Americans may be viewed by people in another culture and discover that that Peace Corps Volunteers are trained to cross cultures respectfully so that they are accepted in their host culture, and that misunderstandings are minimized.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads