What is the Model Minority Myth?
From the Set 21st Century Skills Library
Students will learn about the model minority myth and discover how it discriminates against and holds back Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in America. This series explores the issues specific to the AAPI community in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Series is written by Virginia Loh-Hagan, a prolific author, advocate, and director of the San Diego State University Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Resource Center. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing, these books were created to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach race issues with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, an activity across books, table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.6|
|Guided Reading Level||X|
|Publisher||Cherry Lake Publishing|
|Available Formats||Reinforced book (9781534199354), Paperback (9781668900499), PDF (9781668901939), ePub (9781668903377), Hosted ebook (9781668906255), Kindle (9781668904817)|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
Author: Virginia Loh-Hagan
Dr. Virginia Loh-Hagan was born in the luckiest of all years, the Year of the Dragon. She’s an author, university professor, curriculum designer, and former elementary school teacher. She was inspired to write this story after doing author visits. Her young audiences wanted to know more about Chinese New Year! She lives in San Diego with one well-trained husband and two very naughty dogs.
- What is the Model Minority Myth?
- What is the History of the Model Minority Myth?
- What Does the Model Minority Myth Look Like Today?
- Why is the Model Minority Myth Problematic?
- How Can We Be Better?
- Extend Your Learning
|Activities for further learning|
|Glossary of key words|
|Table of contents|
|Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|