Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Explore all the free resources for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

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Free Lessons

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Asian American Raise Their Voices

Explore the role of Asian Americans in the civil rights movement of the 1960s and beyond.

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Asian Immigrations During the Early 20th Century

Learn about the experiences of Japanese, Korean, Filipino, and Indian immigrants in the early 20th century.

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Asian American — In Their Own Words

Analyze a primary source, a poem carved on the wall of a detention center in California by an anonymous Chinese immigrant, to learn about the experience of Asian Americans coming to the United States through Angel Island.

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Primary Source Activities

These rich Primary Sources come with questions to guide students through analysis and can be used to facilitate classroom discussions.


Learn about six Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Consider assigning a group to read each and share what they’ve learned.

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