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Asian American & Pacific Islander Perspectives within … Art Museum Organized around the compelling question "How have Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders engaged civically and contributed to U.S. culture ?"   and grounded in inquiry-based teaching …
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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage and History in … the Oleg dance is performed. Wikimedia Commons "When I was growing up, Asians were so few and far between as to be … genre. Japan’s Ukiyo-e This month, students, teachers, and parents can begin their own foray into the …
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This Teacher’s Guide offers a collection of lessons and resources for K-12 social studies, literature, and arts classrooms that center around the experiences, achievements, and perspectives of…

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… Native American Cultures Across the U.S. yes Sioux Indian woman in … information about the contemporary as well as historical cultures of distinct tribes and communities within the … Cloud ; Sitting Bull ; Crazy Horse ; and Big Foot . Students can learn more about the culture of Alaska's indigenous …
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… modern Olympics. The intersection of sports, philosophy, and culture is illustrated in the multiple meanings of the … the concept of aretê, the ancient Greeks created an athletic culture in which winning was valued not for its own … the author's arguments are applicable to the high school sports culture in which they themselves are immersed. …
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… Mexican Culture and History through Its National Holidays yes Day of … Catholic and pagan, and rich and poor has generated a unique culture in Mexico. This lesson will focus on holidays … that represent and commemorate Mexico's religious traditions, culture , and politics over the past five hundred …
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Our Teacher's Guide offers a collection of lessons and resources for K-12 social studies, literature, and arts classrooms that center around the achievements, perspectives, and experiences of…

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… Investigating Jack London's White Fang: Nature and Culture Detectives yes Writer Jack London Photo caption … however, results in a complication of the fundamental terms “nature” and “ culture ” in White Fang . Middle … of this famous novel, therefore, have the perfect opportunity to become nature and culture detectives. In this lesson, …
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… Anishinabe/Ojibwe/Chippewa: Culture of an Indian Nation yes Full blood Chippewa Indian, … in research on its history, location, and past and present culture . By focusing on one Native American tribe, students … understanding of one of the many diverse peoples and cultures living throughout the lands that are now referred …
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… Traditions and Languages of Three Native Cultures : Tlingit, Lakota, & Cherokee yes Sequoyah with a … who inhabited the land had established a diversity of rich cultures and spoke over 2,000 language dialects (of these, … into reservations and forced to assimilate into European cultures . In recent years, attitudes have changed, and …
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… yes https://www.needpix.com/photo/download/1816840/dance- culture … learn about examples of what it might be like to grow up in  Asian , African, or Latin American countries. Content … (LANIC ) at the University of Texas at Austin, and South and South East Asian Studies ( SARAI ) at Columbia University. …
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… the threat of force behind it. Diplomacy, however did not only take place between European and Asian or European and African monarchs. Increased interaction between Asian states, for … “disrupters” of the trade systems they joined, but in the Indian Ocean, up until the mid-18th century, Asians …
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… EDSITEment Smithsonian Learning Lab Collection: Breaking Barriers: United Farm Workers Teacher’s Guide: … and History in the United States Lesson Plan: “Sí, se puede!”: Chávez, Huerta, and the UFW (grades 6-12) … impact its message?  After analyzing the “ Show Your Solidarity with the Indian Nations ” poster, consider …
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… 17 - Mother Packing Father's Lunch." Library of Congress African American Asian American and Pacific Islander … A full transcript of this episode can be found at the  BackStory  website . The Clash of Cultures in "The Cart War" … Everything Your Students Need to Know About Immigration History . The lesson plan  Asian American & Pacific …
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… social studies lessons examining immigration, race, citizenship, and culture . Each video tells a brief and … and History in the United States Hispanic Heritage and History in the United States Closer Reading Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage and History in the U.S. Asian American and …
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… by having students talk to a parent about the countries and cultures that are part of their family history. Ask students … Presse et medias of the Caribbean Islands Asia Asia Today Asian Newspapers AsiaNow from CNN CNN.com World News Middle East Presse et …
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… and story, introduces upper elementary students to Chinese culture and tradition. It blends an adventure … grew up in New York State. For years, she and her siblings were the only Asian American children in her school and she … in her class. Thus she spent much of her childhood trying to ignore her Asian heritage in order to fit in better with …
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… of Chinese Overseas.  She is Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin and served as Director of the … 2015), received awards from the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, the Immigration and Ethnic History Society, the Asian Pacific American Librarians Association, and the …
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… It would grow to be one of the largest empires in Southeast Asian history, and at the height of its power the … learn about Angkor Wat and its place in Cambodian, and Southeast Asian , history. Students will attempt to “read” … the location of Cambodia in relation to other Southeast Asian nations and cultures , and to India. How might …
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… part, no doubt, by an economic interest in formerly closed Asian markets, but in the main it was the product of a … lesson) was to reconfirm Soviet entry into the war on the Asian mainland. The USSR was more than willing to comply, … successor, Harry S. Truman, were both products of a political culture that was far less divided over fundamental …
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… movement and students' communities. Many states and territories have produced encyclopedias focused on local history … in the United States Lesson Plan "Si, se puede!": Chávez, Huerta, and the UFW "Si, se puede!": Chávez, Huerta, and the UFW Lesson Plan Asian American & Pacific Islander Perspectives within …
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… top of your summer list is below: The Complete Letters of Willa Cather   Perseus Digital Library  For All the World … with Temple University—Labor Studies Life and Times of "Buffalo Bill" Cody A More Perfect Union History & Social …
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… the album is credited with having a significant influence on Asian American jazz artists. For instance, in 1999, … adding to the palette of jazz innovation by incorporating mbaqanga , a musical style rooted in rural Zulu culture . … Migration,"   HUMANITIES, Spring 2019, Volume 40, Number 2.   History & Social Studies U.S. History World History …
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… country to celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture . In previous years , EDSITEment featured lesson … Homer’s epics for the ancient Greeks, the Ramayana is a foundational book for Hindu culture , serving as a guide … Shadow Puppets ArtsEdge Playing with Shadows , an interactive resource in which they will learn about the …
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… a Chinese city (Hangzhou) later appeared in Marco Polo's book about his Asian adventures. Guiding Questions for … of Kublai Khan. How did Marco Polo's journey affect the economies and cultures of the places he traveled through? …
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… descriptions. Chinese artists used their imaginations to form an image of this creature. In Chinese culture the … about the Chinese dragon and lion figures, as well as another mythical creature named Nian. Open a discussion by … Charles Choy Wong Selected EDSITEment Websites Asia for Educators The Lunar New Year: Rituals and Legends Asia …
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… found on maps of both Europe and Asia. Ask students if Russia is an Asian or a European country. Discuss with students … will sound like European fairy tales, others which will sound like Asian fairy tales, and still others which are …
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… "Shooting An Elephant" yes George Orwell confronted an Asian elephant like this one in the story recounted for this lesson plan. Photo caption George Orwell confronted an Asian elephant like this one in the story recounted for this … and 400 million people. It is the addition of the Southeast Asian countries today known as Burma (Myanmar), Malaysia and …
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… and luck determining the usually happy endings. While each culture and geographic region of the world has its own body … certain themes and motifs tend to be repeated across many cultures and time periods. Universal human emotions such as … tale type-appears in hundreds of versions from African, Asian , American, and European countries and as far …
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… a list of Japan's grievances. How might these grievances translate into a demand for Asian colonies? Activity 3. The … and precedents for Tokyo's expansionist policies. The EDSITEment-reviewed site " Visualizing Cultures " … February 12, 1932 The Ambassador in Japan (Grew) to the Secretary of State (Stimson), August 13, 1932 Visualizing …