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Asian-Pacific-American History Teacher Resources

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is celebrated in May. Use our lessons, printables, and activities to explore the art, food, music, and writing of these great cultures. You will find handouts on Asian instruments, references on the history of tea, reading lists for the study of Asian-American history, and plenty of activities for celebrating Chinese New Year. These resources are also great to incorporate across your curriculum for Diversity Awareness Month (October).


Making an Erhu
Chinese New Year Dragon Puppet
Has the Past Been Just?
Making a Koto
Making a Fan
Music for Fuhng Yang Wha Gu (Flower Drum Song)
More Popular Asian-American History Printables

Lesson Plans

Paper Making
Chinese Percussion Music
Chinese Opera
Chinese Yuan
More Asian-American History Lesson Plans


Asian-American History Quiz

Puzzles & Games



Chinese Music
History of Chopsticks
Asian-American History
The Chinese Calendar
All About the Chinese New Year
History of Tea
Chinatowns and Other Asian-American Enclaves
More Asian-American History References

Chinese New Year Resources

Making an Erhu
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Paper Making
Making a Koto
Music for Fuhng Yang Wha Gu (Flower Drum Song)
Making a Story Cloth
Han Chinese Music Scales
More Chinese New Year Teacher Resources

Asian-American Food Resources


Asian-American Art Activities

Making an Erhu
Paper Making
More Asian-American Art Activities

Asian-American Music Activities

Making an Erhu
Making a Koto
Music for Fuhng Yang Wha Gu (Flower Drum Song)
Han Chinese Music Scales
Chinese Percussion Ensembles
More Asian Music Resources

Literature Resources for Asian-American History

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
A Step from Heaven
The Dragon's Child Reading Guide
Asian-American Heritage Through Literature
Sharing the Asian American Heritage Experience
Study Guides to Books by Laurence Yep
Discussion Guide for the Novels of Carolyn Marsden
More Literature Resources for Asian-American History

Language Arts & Asian-American History Connected

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Paper Making
The Dragon's Child Reading Guide
Chinese New Year -- Fill in the Blank (Answer Key)
Angel Island: Gateway to Gold Mountain Discussion Guide
More Asian-American History Resources for Language Arts

Asian-American Resources for History Class

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Making a Koto
Asian-American Heritage Through Literature
The Art of Feng Shui
World War II Japanese Relocation Centers
Chinese Symbols
More Asian-American Resources for History Class

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