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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 includes place-based history resources and activity ideas to help students recognize the value of studying historic and cultural sites across the United States.

Teacher's Guide

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 …
Teacher's Guide

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 …
Summer Programs

“A Reverence for Words: Understanding Muslim Cultures through the Arts” offers educators windows onto the history and social and political fabric of a variety of Muslim societies and cultures…

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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 …