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Lesson Plan- English Language Arts: Fairy Tales

E.L.A. Fairy Tales

This lesson plan is designed for elementary school students. The lesson asks students to recognize the importance of storytelling and fairy tales in world cultures.

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Lesson Plan- Advanced English Research Project: Respect in Vietnam and the United States

Cross-cultural comparison of respect in Vietnamese and American life.

This lesson is more of a research project for an advanced English class rather than an individual lesson. The paper asks students to do a cross-cultural comparison of respect in both Vietnam and the United States. How is respect shown through Vietnamese culture and life? How is it shown through American culture and life? What can we learn about these similarities and differences?

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Lesson Plan- Trauma and Resilience in Vietnam: Agent Orange

Trauma and Resilience in Vietnam: Through the Lens of Agent Orange

The lesson deals with questions of trauma and resilience in Vietnam, using the effects of Agent Orange as an example. The lesson asks student to analyze how Vietnam was traumatized by the Vietnam War and how Vietnam demonstrates resilience. Students are then asked to question the importance of resilience in Vietnam, in the U.S.A., and in their own lives.

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Lesson Plan- Effects of French Colonization in Vietnam: French/Vietnamse Cognates

French Lesson Plan: French/Vietnamese Cognates

The lesson has students analyze the influence of French colonization on the Vietnamese language and culture through the observation of Vietnamese/French cognates.

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