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11 resources with the keyterm chinese immigrants

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What's In a Phrase? Finding Historical Understandings in an Immigrant Guidebook

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Using a Chinese-English phrase book from the late 19th century, learners view a glimpse of life on the frontier for a Chinese immigrant. They work in groups and on their own to analyze and summarize the content of various phrases, given...
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Becoming American: The Chinese Experience

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine the experience of Chinese American immigrants in the PBS series BECOMING AMERICAN. ESL learners investigate and explore their own identities within a multicultural context.
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From Bananas to Bok Choy

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Learners explore the contribution made by Chinese communities to the Australian diet and how Chinese immigrants have affected Chinese culture.
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Chinese Immigrants in British Columbia, 1870

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this British Columbia history lesson, students read and analyze data regarding 1870 Canadian census data. Students...
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The Transcontinental Railroad

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils investigate the impact of the Transcontinental Railroad. In this Transcontinental Railroad lesson, students research Internet and print sources regarding the effect of the railroad on Chinese immigrants and American Indians,...
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Lee Yick: Fighting Racism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the 14th Amendment, then review and analyze a Supreme Court brief. There was much racism exhibited toward the Chinese immigrants by the European Americans; this came in the form of institutional racism and mob violence....
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Chinese immigrants in British Columbia, 1870

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students create graphs and tables on the number of Chinese in British Columbia according to 1870 Census data. They analyze the data and complete worksheets in small groups and then discuss their conclusions as a class.
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All Aboard- Central Pacific Railroad

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the construction of the Central Pacific Railroad. In this U.S. history lesson, 2nd graders discuss vocabulary and events that occurred in the 1860s pertaining to the construction of the Central Pacific Railroad....
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The Chinese Experience at Angel Island

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students read and analyze a poem written by an unknown Chinese immigrant on the wall of the Angel Island Immigration Station in California during the 1800s. They complete a worksheet, conduct research on the Angel Island Immigration...
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Chinese Oregonians

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the reactions of Oregon natives regarding Chinese immigrants in late 1800's. In this Oregon history lesson, 11th graders visit the Portland Classican Chinese Garden and consider its impact for healing the...
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Orville and Wilbur Wong

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students exlore the cultural differences between Chinese and Americans. While reading the book Dragonwings, they keep a journal of cultural differences and vocabulary. In the end, they make a Chinese kite that flies.