These sites deal with Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Find out how and why we celebrate the month, who are some of the most noted Asian Pacific Americans, why these people migrated to the U.S., and contributions Asian Pacific Americans have made to our country. Includes lesson plans and various teaching resources. Links to eThemes Resources Famous Americans: Asian Connections and Immigration: Angel Island.
Teach your students how they can see Asian-American heritage in action every day, about famous Asian Pacific Americans, fun stuff to do, Asian American contributions, imports and inventions, and borrowed words.
These sites are about Angel Island, a former immigration station in San Francisco Bay. Includes information on the experience of early Asian immigrants who came through this station. There are photos and videos of early immigration. Also includes lesson plans and suggested activities for students on the cultures of Asian immigrants. Linked are eThemes Resources on Ellis Island and immigrants in Missouri.