ERIC Number: ED168331
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Asian Pacific Perspectives. Filipino Americans: A Portrait.
Los Angeles Unified School District, CA.
These instructional materials on Filipino Americans for elementary students were developed through the K.E.Y.S. project (knowledge of English Yields Success). The contents include statistics on the Filipino American population, background information about the Philippines becoming a U.S. territory, early immigration and more recent immigration to the United States, American-born Filipino Americans, Filipino American culture, and general information about the Republic of the Philippines. Filipino American culture includes pre-Hispanic influences, Hispanic influences, American influences, and the Philippine Republic. Resource guides describe the purpose of the unit, how to use the guide and instructional materials, questions to determine cultural comprehension, and suggested activities. Resource guides include: "Harvest Festival, Teacher's Resource Guide for Poster"; "The Monkey and the Turtle, Teacher's Resource Guide for Filmstrip"; and "Rice Harvest, Teacher's Resource Guide for Booklet." Activity units list concepts and/or skills involved, materials, procedure, suggested activities, and additional information. Activity units are on: Bibingka (Rice Cake), Jingle Bells (Pilipino), Letse Plan (Carmel Custard), Manida (Doll), Pabitin (Dangling Treats), Parol (Star Lantern), Planting Rice Is Never Fun song and dance, Pritong Saging (Fried Platanos), Sampaguita (Lei), and Sungka (Parlor Game). (SW)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Elementary Education, Ethnic Groups, Filipino Americans, History Instruction, Immigrants, Instructional Materials, Minority Groups, Resource Materials, Social Values, Tagalog
Publications Unit, Los Angeles Unified School District, 450 N. Grand, Rm. G230, Los Angeles, California 90012
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Los Angeles Unified School District, CA.
Identifiers - Location: Philippines