ERIC Number: ED168334
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Asian Pacific Perspectives: Samoans in the United States.
Los Angeles Unified School District, CA.
These instructional materials on Samoans in the United States for elementary students were developed through the K.E.Y.S. project (Knowledge of English Yields Success). Information is included about Samoa, migration of Samoans to the United States, cultural background, and Samoan students. 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: "Getting Ready for Flag Day, Teacher's Resource Guide for Booklet"; "Ta'alolo Day, Teacher's Resource Guide for Poster"; "Tolo Goes Fishing, 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: 'Afa (Rope), Aute (Hibiscus Flower), Fa'i Fa'alifu (Banana with Coconut Milk), Fala (Mat); Fale (House), Ie Lavalava (Skirt), Jingle Bells (Samoan), Pale (Headband), Panikeke (Donuts), Pepe (Doll), Poi Ball, Sasa (Sitting Dance), Siapo (Tapa Cloth), Teu Fau (Pom Pom), Titi (Decorative Overskirt), 'Ula (Lei), and 'Upeti (Board with Carved Design). (SW)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Elementary Education, Ethnic Groups, History Instruction, Immigrants, Instructional Materials, Minority Groups, Resource Materials, Samoan, Samoan Americans, Social Values
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.