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Sledge, Linda Ching – ADE Bulletin, 1985
Briefly examines some of the historical and cultural backgrounds from which Asian-American literature arises. (CRH)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Autobiographies, Biographies, English Instruction
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Ching, Stuart H. D.; Pataray-Ching, Jann – New Advocate, 2002
Examines Asian American children's literature. Suggests that four representations of memory in Asian American children's literature (memory as recovery, as cultural change, as catharsis, and as border crossing) compose an empowering discourse for Asian and Asian American students negotiating competing cultural and economic motives in American…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Childrens Literature, Cultural Differences, Curriculum Development
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Aoki, Elaine M. – Reading Teacher, 1981
Suggests ways that teachers can use the limited Asian American children's literature to introduce their classes to students who are of Asian heritage or who are Asian immigrants. Lists 10 good Asian American children's books. (FL)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Childrens Literature, Reading Instruction, Reading Material Selection
Saint Paul Public Schools, Minn. – 1979
Designed to meet the need for elementary school students to understand the status, needs, and contributions of Asian Americans, this curriculum guide was developed as a result of an in-service teacher education workshop. The basic premise of the guide is the recognition that student awareness and understanding of Asian Americans should be…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Behavioral Objectives, Childrens Games, Chinese Americans
Brombach, Catherine; Tice, Natasha Florey – 1994
A 10-day curriculum is presented for upper elementary grades to explore who is in power on the local, state, and federal levels; and to investigate why so few Asian Americans are in power; and to confront personal prejudices and break stereotypes about Asian Americans. The 10 days are devoted to the following: (1) distinguishing between prejudice…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bias, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
Saint Paul Public Schools, Minn. – 1978
This comprehensive Asian American curriculum and resource guide for elementary school teachers consists of lessons developed as part of an in-service teacher education workshop. The guide is divided into three topic areas: stereotyping; similarities; and differences. The format for lessons in all sections contains a title, key concepts,…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Behavioral Objectives, Chinese Americans, Cross Cultural Studies
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Chiu, Simon S. – English Journal, 1997
Argues that numerous works written by Asian-American authors merit consideration on reading lists. Discusses several of these books, noting how they can be used in class in units on Identity, History, and Stereotypes. Argues that English classrooms have ignored the existence and the contributions of Asian-Americans to the United States for far too…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Asian Americans, Contemporary Literature, English Instruction
Kumagai, Gloria, Ed.; Shiraiwa, Sharon, Ed. – 1980
This curriculum guide consists of lessons and activities intended to help preschool, elementary, and secondary school students to gain a positive awareness and understanding of Asian Americans. The guide was developed by teachers in St. Paul, Minnesota during an inservice training program conducted as part of the project "Integrating Asian…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Curriculum Guides
Saint Paul Public Schools, Minn. – 1979
Created as part of an in-service teacher education workshop, this guide for a secondary school Asian American curriculum is divided into a section for junior high students and a section for senior high students. In each section, the same pattern is followed. Lesson plans are arranged by subject and grade and are followed by student worksheets when…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Behavioral Objectives, Chinese Americans, Cross Cultural Studies
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Odo, Franklin – OAH Magazine of History, 1996
Presents a lesson plan that utilizes the study of Asian Americans in Hawaii to help students to develop the critical faculties needed to detect stereotyping and bias. Students create presentations on popular images of Hawaii. Later, they produce more critical and better researched presentations on the island and its inhabitants. (MJP)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Consciousness Raising, Cultural Images, Cultural Interrelationships
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Mathews, Rachel – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2000
An overview of South Asian and Southeast Asian Americans is discussed to aid teachers in understanding behaviors exhibited by Asian students. Culture influences in the following areas are explored: family relationships, respect for age, social interaction, communication style, family expectations, humility, school situations, decision making, and…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Disabilities
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn. Office of Multicultural Education. – 1995
This curriculum guide provides teachers with materials on Asian-American history and culture that include some of the most recent scholarship in the field. Although it is not a comprehensive treatment of history and culture, it examines many important topics and events. The guide is organized by theme. The themes, each of which is introduced by…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Asian History, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum
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Powers, Jane Bernard – Social Studies Review, 1989
Suggests reasons for the lack of material on Asian-American women in textbooks. Presents a study guide to accompany the film "Sewing Woman," a fictionalized documentary based on a series of Chinese American oral histories and the life of a Chinese garment worker. (DB)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Females
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Holcomb-McCoy, Cheryl – Peer Facilitator Quarterly, 2003
Describes how to integrate multicultural literature into the training of elementary peer helpers in today's diverse schools, thus enhancing peer helpers' cultural sensitivity. The article focuses on: integrating multicultural literature into training, the multicultural literature training format, and implications for selecting literature. It also…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Education, Multicultural Education
Haines, Roberta M., Comp. – 1984
This handbook is for teachers to use in the classroom and as a reference source for information about Asia and Asian-Americans. The handbook uses information about geography and culture to teach skills such as almanac, atlas, and encyclopedia use. Other student exercises include: how to sequence a Chinese fairy tale and present it to the class,…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Asian Studies, Chinese Culture, Class Activities
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