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16 resources with the concept asian culture

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Geography Now! Mongolia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The country of Mongolia brings to mind its epic past, including the famous Genghis Kahn. As seen in the video resource, the central Asian nation is still home to a nomadic culture, as about a third of its people live like the Mongols...
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How Tiger Got His Stripes: A Folktale from Vietnam (Kindergarten)

For Teachers K Standards
Differentiate English language arts instruction with a instructional activity that features the Vietnamese folktale How Tiger Got His Stripes. Scholars examine words that begin with the letter t, recall a folktale's details, write a...
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Teaching Through Kamishibai and The Art of Chinese Calligraphy

For Teachers 2nd - 8th Standards
Young learners discover kamishibai, a popular Japanese storytelling art, and explore how these Japanese folktales illustrate the country's cultural themes and values through discussion and storyboarding. 
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Korea: An Introduction to the Land of Morning Calm

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore the culture of South Korea. In this South Korea lesson, students read several Korean folk tales. Students conduct research to create travel brochures that feature South Korea and its culture. Students then perform skits...
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Around the World

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students investigate Asian life and society. In this Asian culture lesson, students study the geography of Japan and China. They compare and contrast the location, adaptation to environment, culture, and response to natural disaster of...
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Diversity Quilt: A Lesson on Culture

For Teachers 10th - 11th
After brainstorming the various aspects of cultural identity, class members interview each other, examine video clips, and read stories to discover how these aspects reveal one's cultural identity. Individuals then craft a quilt square...
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Melting Pot or Salad Bowl? Cultural Diversity

For Students 9th - 12th
Melting pot, salad bowl, or mixed salad? Those are the questions asked by a lesson on cultural diversity designed for high school social studies classes. Pupils watch a short video, gather in groups to answer questions posed by a...
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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
An engaging video details the history behind Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Viewers discover how the holiday came to be and sheds light on diverse cultural traditions.  
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An Introduction to Edward Said's Orientalism

For Students 9th - 12th
Heathens! Barbarians! Savages! When encountering a culture vastly different from their own, explorers often viewed the activities and traditions of a society new to them through a lens colored by their own values and experiences. Edward...
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Canvas Folding Screen

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Elementary, middle, and high schoolers design canvas folding screens; much like the ones that are so prevalent in Asian homes. Be warned that this art instructional activity requires a lot of materials, so it will be expensive to...
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Asia: Tradition And Culture

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover Sky City. In this Asian culture and traditions lesson, students watch "Asia: Culture and Tradition," and then discuss the practicality of building Sky City. Students visit a Discovery Education Web site to research Sky...
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In the Leaves

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students discover Mandarin and Chinese characters.  In this Asian culture lesson, students read In the Leaves by Huy Voun Lee, and examine the Chinese characters from the text.  Students draw the characters on construction paper with a...
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The Story About Ping

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the world of sensory details in literature through the book, The Story About Ping. They write a story utilizing the five sense words. They research Asia in small groups and write a reading response describing their...
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Language Arts Exploration

For Teachers 4th
While an interesting lesson idea involving the exploration of a story about an Asian American boy named Imduk, a teacher would need to have assess to the Scott Foresman reading program to make this work. If not, a teacher could use...
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Comparing Life in a Village in Asia

For Students 4th - 5th
For this comparing life in a village in Asia worksheet, students compare their own homes, with those of 2 villages in Asia, then read about the economy and make comparisons, then look at pictures from the villages. 
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Shadow Theater of the Mahabharata

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the Hindu epic, Mahabharata, by creating Javanese shadow puppets and performing significant scenes from the story. They combine their artistic ability with their desire to learn an important aspect of the Southeast Asian...