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Asian American Pacific History Month - ELA Webquest #1
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by Amy Nicholson
| 6 Questions
Note from the author:
Students will watch a short video and read an informational text before answering comprehension questions aligned to the CCSS.
Welcome to a webquest! This webquest is to help you learn about Asian-Americans and Pacific-Americans in relation to ELA class. You will explore stories by Asian-American authors, and complete questions to check your learning as you go. Feel free to complete this anytime before the end of May.
SECTION 1: Learn about how characters creation effects popular culture and media consumers especially for Asian-Americans.
Watch this trailer. http://safeYouTube.net/w/tC3d . Then, read the article below and answer the questions.
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Do you feel like you see characters that represent your experiences in media? Why or why not? How can authors, screenwriters, and journalists effect this?
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Based on the first two paragraphs of this article, why do you think Ashley Lee calls this movie a "dream come true?"
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How does the author develop her own perspective in the article?
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How deos the author convey the importance of the film for Asian-American audiences?
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Which tow sentecnes taken together BEST support the conclusion that "Crazy Rich Asians" is historically important for Hollywood?
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Which additional sentence from the article BEST supports this idea?
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