Instructional Video

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month | All About the Holidays

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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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Instructional Ideas
  • Gather a collection of books about Asia and the Pacific Islands to give learners additional background knowledge of the cultures they celebrate 
  • Invite someone of Asian Pacific American background to speak to your class about their heritage 
  • Design a bulletin board that showcases the cultures that makeup Asian Pacific Americans 
Classroom Considerations
  • May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
  • Headphones are encouraged when pupils watch the video independently 
  • The video ends with a question that encourages further discovery of the subject 
  • Related material can be found on the same webpage
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