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ERIC Number: ED132230
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Asian American Studies Project. The Chinese American Experience and the Japanese American Experience. Secondary Level Guide Grade 8.
Richmond Unified School District, CA.
This guide provides an opportunity for students and teachers of all racial and ethnic backgrounds to gain a more in-depth perspective of United States history by revealing the hardships, struggles, and contributions of Asians. The materials and lessons contained within this guide supplement the U.S. history textbooks currently in use at the eighth grade level. The Guide is prefaced by a general statement of goals and objectives for teachers. The lessons are arranged chronologically and topically. Each lesson is prefaced by a page or two suggesting (a) the Textbook References; (b) the Supplementary Reading to be read by the student with each lesson; (c) Assignments and Activities for the lesson; and (d) additional References. Each lesson is concluded with a set of vocabulary and questions based upon each Supplementary Reading. Included in the Guide are other materials which the teacher or student might find useful and enhancing: (a) "The Chinese and Japanese in America: A Chronology"; (b) "The Chinese and Japanese in America: A Biography" outlining the achievements and contributions of outstanding Asian-Americans; (c) a general "Bibliography of Books on Japanese and Chinese Americans"; (d) a list of books pertaining to Chinese and Japanese available in the Richmond Public Library; (e) a "Glossary of Terms"; and (f) a reference guide on pertinent audiovisual materials. (Author/JM)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Richmond Unified School District, CA.
Identifiers - Location: California