ERIC Number: ED123157
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
The Story of the Chinese in America.
This curriculum guide for teachers of elementary school children provides information on Chinese people in America from the 1800's to the present. The purpose is to increase the Chinese American student's awareness and appreciation of his own heritage. Moreover, the guide attempts to develop among all people an understanding and appreciation of that heritage. The contents are divided into the following chapters: (1) China Clippers and the Land of Golden Mountains; (2) The Chinese in the Gold Mines; (3) Working on the Railroad: Background; (4) Working on the Railroad: The Sierra Nevada; (5) Hard Times: Work and Achievement; (6) Hard Times: Prejudice; (7) The Chinatown You Missed: The Bad; (8) The Chinatown You Missed: The Good; (9) Chinatown U.S.A.; (10) What's Good About Living in Chinatown: The Five Senses; (11) What's Good About Living in Chinatown: The Best of Both Worlds. Each chapter includes visuals, narrative, and questions for discussion. References, suggested field trips in San Francisco, and suggested visual aids are included. (DB)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Asian Studies, Audiovisual Aids, Chinese Americans, Chinese Culture, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Guides, Educational Games, Elementary Education, Ethnic Studies, History Instruction, Instructional Materials, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, United States History
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: San Francisco Unified School District, CA. Chinese Bilingual Pilot Program.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bilingual Education Act 1968; Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII