ERIC Number: ED337043
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Hmong Way. Title VII Bilingual Education Program 85.003, Project "TEACH".
Sheboygan Public Schools, WI.
A collection in English of selected readings is presented from "Phau Xyuaum Nyeem Zaj Lus," a publication used as a Hmong literacy primer. The purpose of the collection is threefold: (1) to provide intermediate limited English proficient Hmong refugees with reading passages in English that they could relate to; (2) to present Hmong world views in a nontechnical manner as a means of promoting cross-cultural understanding in culturally diverse classrooms; and (3) to preserve cultural traditions for younger Hmong who have few solid memories of their origins. The contents include passages on the following: soil, water, rocks and stones, trees, spreading and standing crops, choosing seeds, planting vegetable gardens, seed development, corn, the animal world, animals beneficial to man, animals harmful to man, turtles, bats, "green medicine" (herbs), individually owned tools, and communal tools. (LB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Sheboygan Public Schools, WI.
Note: For a Beginning Hmong Reader, see ED 255 064.