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  1. 1. Asian Pacific Heritage Month
  2. 2. Introduction State the significance of Asian Pacific Heritage Month • What is Asian Pacific Heritage Month? • Why does the United States celebrate it? Tell your story • What does Asian Pacific Heritage Month mean to you? • Why is it important to you?
  3. 3. Overview Give a brief overview of what you’ll cover in your presentation.
  4. 4. Geography • Map of Asia • Map of Pacific Islands
  5. 5. History Make a timeline of the important historical event or list historical contributions made by people of Asian Pacific heritage. 1st Event 2nd Event 3rd Event 4th Event 5th Event 6th Event Date Date Date Date Date Date Description Description Description Description Description Description
  6. 6. Interesting facts List some interesting facts about Asian Pacific Heritage Month. Here are a few examples: • In 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed a resolution designating May as Asian/Pacific Heritage Week. • May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese to the United States on May 7, 1843, and to mark the anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869. • In 1992, the official designation of May as Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month was signed into law.
  7. 7. Key people Choose three notable people of Asian Pacific American heritage using Bing.com and discuss their lives and accomplishments. Here are some examples: Anna May Wong was the first Chinese American Hollywood movie star, as well as the first Chinese American actress to gain international recognition. She appeared in over sixty movies throughout her career. Sessue Hayakawa was a Japanese actor and one of the biggest stars in Hollywood during the silent film era. His fame matched that of Charlie Chaplin. Duke Kahanamoku was a Hawaiian competitive swimmer. He won five Olympic metals for swimming. He also popularized the Hawaiian sport of surfing in the US.
  8. 8. Arts and literature Provide examples of art and literature that are significant to Asian Pacific Heritage Month. Here are a few examples: • The writing of Amy Tan • The music of Yo-Yo Ma • The artwork of Yayoi Kusama
  9. 9. How we celebrate List some ways you can celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month. Here are a few examples: • Discover Asian Pacific American artists • Read Asian Pacific American authors • Listen to Asian Pacific American Heritage musicians • Learn important moments of Asian Pacific American Heritage history
  10. 10. Conclusion Provide a brief summary of your presentation. Remind the audience what you covered in the previous slides.
  11. 11. Questions & answers Invite questions from the audience
  12. 12. Resources List the resources you used for your research: • Source #1 • Source #2 • Source #3

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