Transcontinental Railroad Recruits Chinese Laborers | Video Grades 9-12
A large number of laborers from China were instrumental in the construction of the first transcontinental railroad. In this lesson from American Experience, students learn about this effort, as well as the workers' struggles.
Graphic Novels with Thien Pham | Video Grades 4-13+
Do you have any budding artists in your class? Show them this KQED Arts video, illustrating how graphic novelist Thien Pham got started on his career!
Remembering Japanese Internment | Video Grades 6-12
Use Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month as an opportunity to teach students about the history of Japanese Americans during World War II. Lesson from PBS NewsHour.