ERIC Number: ED168332
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Asian Pacific Perspectives: Japanese Americans.
Los Angeles Unified School District, CA.
These instructional materials on Japanese Americans for elementary students were developed through the K.E.Y.S. project (Knowledge of English Yields Success). Information is included on early immigrants, their historical and cultural background, and current problems of Japanese Americans. Resource guides describe the purpose of the unit, how to use the guide and instructional materials, traditional and modified customs, and suggested activities. Resource guides include: "Children's Day, Teacher's Resource Guide for Poster"; "Children's Day with Ichiro, Teacher's Resource Guide for Booklet"; "Girls' Day with Amy, Teacher's Resource Guide for Booklet"; "Isamu, Teacher's Resource Guide for Booklet"; and "Shoogatsu, Teacher's Resource Guide." Activity units list concepts and/or skills involved, materials, procedure, suggested activities, and additional information. Activity units are on: Daruma (Wish Fulfillment Doll), Hagoita and Hane (Battledore and Shuttlecock) Jingle Bells (Japanese), Kabuto (Warrior Helmet), Koi Nobori (Carp Banner), Koi Nobori (Carp Banner Paperfold), Koi Nobori song, Mochi (Sweet Rice Cake), Momo no Hana (Peach Blossoms), Nigiri (Rice Balls), Ohinasama (Emperor and Empress Dolls), Okasame Mochi (Layered Rice Cakes), Sakura Mochi (Cherry Blossom Rice Cake), Shibori (Tie and Dye), Teru Teru Boozu (Sunshine Doll), and Ume (Flowering Plum). (SW)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Elementary Education, Ethnic Groups, History Instruction, Immigrants, Instructional Materials, Japanese, Japanese American Culture, Japanese Americans, Minority Groups, Resource Materials, Social Values
Publications Unit, Los Angages 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.