This digital library lesson works great in face-to-face and distance learning. Students will learn about Asian Pacific American Heritage Month by discovering notable people, places, and foods of Asia.
: Google Slides or Microsoft PowerPoint; ability to open PDF documents
Also needed: For the scavenger hunt, students will need crayons, markers, or colored pencils to color the illustrations.
This 57-slide lesson is editable in Google Slides and PowerPoint, and includes:
- All text is ; you choose which slides you want to use.
- 13 slides are for the guided lesson and/or whole class discussion slides about the seven continents, Asia, and different countries in Asia.
- that are great for extending lessons or scrolling in the library during checkout and downtimes.
- Recommended Reads (1 slide/page)
- All in the presentation are also listed on a separate “Recommended Reads” list.
- The list is great to hand out to parents, teachers, and students looking for high-quality, interesting books related to Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month (May).
- All titles were selected specifically for 2nd through 6th grades and received positive professional reviews.
- Editable scavenger hunt (3 pages)
- Students “hunt” for images and information in the “scrolling slides” part of the presentation. This gives students something to focus on during library checkout and downtime.
- Includes 2 scavenger hunts. One is images only, and the other is images and text.
- Answer key included.
- of how I have used themed library lessons like this one for story time on the “Specials” rotation. (10 pages, PDF)
- Google Classroom Basics (4 pages, PDF)
- Instructions on how to set up PowerPoint slide timings for (2 pages, PDF)
- and lesson plan (2 pages)
- Elementary Library Lesson Plan in PDF format (not editable), aligned to:
- 2018 AASL National School Library Standards for Learners,
- National Common Core ELA Standards, and
- Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
13 Library Lesson / Class Discussion Slides include:
- slide and how-to sign link (“Asia”)
- Introduction to Asia – Includes seven continents map, discussion of continents (largest, smallest, etc.)
- Real photos of five Asian landmarks.
- Every slide in the presentation is , high-resolution clipart and photos.
41 Digital Bulletin Board Slides include:
- Biographical information about: Hazel Ying Lee (pilot), Anna May Wong (actor), and King Kamehameha I (Hawaiian king)
- Asian foods: kimchi, hummus, samosas, borscht
- More photos of Asian landmarks: The Winter Palace (Russia), Hapuna Beach (Hawaii), Manila North Cemetery (Philippines)
- Importance of tigers in Korean mythology
- Vocabulary words: and
- This week’s birthdays
- Weekly schedule and agenda
- Checkout reminders (you add your own!)
AASL National School Library Standards – See the AASL Standards Framework for Learners to view full text.
- Inquire – A.1. – A.2.
- Include – A.3.
- Explore – A.1. – A.2.
Common Core English Language Arts Standards –
© Copyright 2010 National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers. All rights reserved.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.2. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.10. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.8.
Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills (TEKS) –
© Copyright 2019 Texas Education Agency.
- TEKS LA.3.5.
- TEKS LA.4.5.
- TEKS LA.5.5.
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