Asian American Literary Resources - Secondary
10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade
Related Academic Standards
Determine the central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences and/or generalizations drawn from the text.
Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text.
Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences, conclusions, and/or generalizations drawn from the text.
The Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs has created a list of literary resources to enrich the curriculum and offer guidance on Asian American culture. The literary resource list includes title, author, and recommended age group as well as theme, genre, and keywords to provide more detail with regard to content.
In Pennsylvania today, the Asian American and Pacific Islander population represents one of the fastest growing racial groups in our Commonwealth.
The Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs, which was created by Executive Order and consists of volunteer members, is responsible for advising the Governor on policies and legislation that impact the diverse Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities; serve as a liaison to federal, state and local agencies to ensure that programs affecting AAPIs are effectively utilized and promoted; serve as a resource for community groups and provide forums for developing strategies and programs that will expand and enhance the civic, social, education, cultural and economic status of the AAPI communities; identify programs, scholarships, mentoring programs, and resource for the benefit and advancement of AAPIs. The Commission also acts as an advocate for policies and legislation it feels serves the best interest of APAs in Pennsylvania.
immigrant, Asian American, Pacific Islander, identity, prejudice, heritage, discrimination, folklore, heritage, Japanese Americans,