Celebrating Asian and Pacific-Island Heritage
Students complete a variety of activities surrounding Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May.
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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
Third graders explore their culture in comparison to Japanese culture by reading the book, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes. They identify islands of Japan, create a Venn diagram comparing Japanese culture to American culture, and...
3rd English Language Arts
The Typical American, Citing Sources
In this citing sources activity, students read the article "The Typical American" by Samantha Herman that is pasted into the graphic organizer. Students respond to 10 short answer questions regarding the article and create a bibliography...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Asian American History for 6th and 8th Grade
Students discover the history of Asian Americans by reading personal stories. In this Asian history lesson, students utilize the Internet to read personal stories and experiences of Asian men and woman in the U.S. Students read...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Asian American History for Grades 3-5
Students discover the contributions made to our country from Asian Americans. In this U.S. history lesson, students observe May as Asian American Heritage Month and listen to important Asian Americans tell their personal stories and...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Thinking About Diversity: One Student's View
Pupils are asked how would you describe your yourself (Racial/Ethnic). Students read Little Boxes, where it is discussed that the author describes that backgrounds of her parents. They continue to read where they still need to come up...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts