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    Instant Expert: Ancient China

    Become an instant expert on ancient China. Find motivational mini-lessons and the reference material... read more

    The Dragon's Child Reading Guide

    Promote classroom discussion about Laurence Yep and Dr. Kathleen S. Yep's The Dragon's Child, a stor... read more

    Study Guides to Books by Laurence Yep

    This literature guide to Laurence Yep's The Serpent's Children, Mountain Light, Dragonwings, and Dra... read more

    Red Scarf Girl Teacher's Guide

    Study a difficult time in Chinese history with this teacher's guide to Ji-li Jiang's Red Scarf Girl:... read more

    Mount Everest Timeline

    Review the chronology of attempts to ascend Mount Everest with this printable word fill. Pupils will... read more


    In April 1979, Ayatollah Khomeini announced the creation of Iran. Read this country profile to learn about Iran's history, geography, and government. read more


    An independent state of Bangladesh was proclaimed on March 26, 1971. Read this country profile to le... read more

    Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka's National Day is celebrated February 4. Read this country profile to learn about Sri Lanka's geography, history, government, and culture. read more

    India Becomes a Republic

    India celebrates Republic Day on January 26. Honor this day by learning about the country's history and how this national holiday is celebrated. read more

    Hong Kong

    Use this country profile to learn about the history, geography, and government of Hong Kong. read more


    Study the history and geography of modern Myanmar (known historically as Burma) with this country profile. read more

    World War II Japanese Relocation Centers

    Learn about the evacuation orders during World War II that resulted in the internment of Americans a... read more

    The Kite Runner Study Guide

    Educate students about Afghanistan's history and culture through the pre-reading activities in this ... read more

    Chinese New Year Dragon Puppet

    In this arts and crafts activity, students make their own dragon puppet for the Chinese New Year. Th... read more

    Making a Fan

    In this arts & crafts activity, children create a fan that resembles those used by traditional Korean dancers. read more


    Teach children about Chinese culture by baking traditional mooncake cookies. read more

    A Step from Heaven

    This is the story of a Korean family that immigrates to California in search of a better life, only ... read more

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