By Valerie Petrillo

ISBN-10: 1556526342

ISBN-13: 9781556526343

ISBN-10: 155652840X

ISBN-13: 9781556528408

Hands-on actions, video games, and crafts introduce kids to the range of Asian American cultures and educate them concerning the humans, reviews, and occasions that experience formed Asian American heritage. This ebook is damaged down into sections overlaying American descendents from a variety of Asian nations, together with China, Japan, Korea, Philippines, India, Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. issues comprise the heritage of immigration from Asian international locations, vital occasions in U.S. background, sidebars on well-known Asian american citizens, language classes, and actions that spotlight arts, video games, meals, garments, designated celebrations, and folklore. childrens can paint a calligraphy banner, perform Tai Chi, fold an origami puppy or cat, construct a jap rock backyard, build a Korean kite, prepare dinner bibingka, and create a chalk rangoli. A time line, word list, and proposals for sites, books, videos, and museums around out this multicultural consultant.

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24 BACHELOR SOCIETIES Most of the first Chinese immigrants in the 1800s were male. A great majority of these men left their wives and children behind with the idea that they would soon return to China after accumulating their fortunes in the United States. Another reason the women stayed behind was because Confucianism required women to take care of the children and the parents of her husband, as well as the graves of his ancestors. The men lived in stark boarding houses with bunks lined up against the walls, dormitory style.

This is to prevent the dumplings from bursting. Now remove the pot from the burner and cover. Let sit for 10 minutes. Gently remove each dumpling with the slotted cooking spoon and allow to drain. Place on serving platter. Repeat steps 6–8 for the rest of the dumplings. To make the dipping sauce: mix soy sauce and rice wine vinegar; add green onions. Pour into small bowl. Dip and eat! 39 02 (007-064) chapter 02 2/1/07 2:48 PM Page 40 Make a Lai See: Chinese Red Envelope C hinese New Year would not be complete without Chinese red envelopes, or lai see (ly see).

2. To make the filling: using the fork, stir the Chinese cabbage and green onions in the mixing bowl with the 02 (007-064) chapter 02 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 2/1/07 2:48 PM Page 39 ground pork, sesame oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce, salt, and black pepper. Take a dumpling wrapper and wet just the edges with the warm water on both sides. This will allow the dumpling to seal after it is stuffed. Place a strip of the filling down the middle of the wrapper using the fork. Fold the wrapper in half and seal the edges by pressing them together tightly.

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