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Teaching With Folk Stories Of The Hmong
     

Teaching With Folk Stories Of The Hmong

by Dia Cha, Norma J. Livo, Norma Livo
 

Teach students about Hmong culture, build appreciation of diversity, and extend learning across the curriculum with engaging activities based on Hmong folktales and traditions. After a fascinating overview of the history and customs of the Hmong, Dia shares her experience of emigrating from Vietnam to the U.S. The book also offers a profusion of lively activities

Overview

Teach students about Hmong culture, build appreciation of diversity, and extend learning across the curriculum with engaging activities based on Hmong folktales and traditions. After a fascinating overview of the history and customs of the Hmong, Dia shares her experience of emigrating from Vietnam to the U.S. The book also offers a profusion of lively activities and project ideas, covering themes of Farming and Food, Stories and Storytelling, Writing and Illustrating Stories, Hmong Folk Arts, and Customs. Students will enjoy learning about Hmong traditions such as their musical instruments, the beautiful Pa Ndau story cloths, and more. Many projects relate directly to Hmong folktales, making this a wonderful companion to Folk Stories of the Hmong.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563086687
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Series:
Learning Through Folklore Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
109
Sales rank:
1,198,674
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.26(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

DIA CHA is an instructor at St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota, where she teaches courses in cultural anthropology and Hmong culture and history.

NORMA J. LIVO, Professor Emerita, School of Education, University of Colorado at Denver, has written numerous books and articles on storytelling and has a national following as a storyteller. She has served on the board of directors for the National Storytelling Association and received the NSA leadership award for the Western region. She lives in Lakewood, Colorado.

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