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NEW CURRICULUM UNITS

 

Inter-Korean Relations: Rivalry, Reconciliation, And Reunification (2011)
Joon Seok Hong, Hyojung Jang, Se-Woong Koo, Dr, Rennie Moon and Rylan Sekiguchi, SPICE
Grade: Secondary – College; 210 pages

Music in Japan: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture (2005)
Bonnie C. Wade, Oxford Publishing
Grade: Secondary – College; 184 pages

North Korea and Nuclear Weapons (2009)
Jonathan Pollack and Nina Tannenwald, The Choices Program
Grade: Secondary – College; 28 pages

Uncovering North Korea (2009)
Joon Seok Hong and Rylan Sekiguchi, SPICE
Grade: Secondary – College; 170 pages

 

Islam in Asia; People, Practices, Traditions (2012)
Grades: 6-12, 21 pages
The Seattle Times and the Jackson School of International Studies, UW
Click here for the Newspapers In Education download page.

Exploring Asia Human Rights (2011)
Grades: 6-12, 36 pages
The Seattle Times and the Jackson School of International Studies, UW
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CHINA

 

10,000 Shovels: China’s Urbanization and Economic Development (2006)
Rylan Sekiguchi, SPICE
Grade: 6-12; 87 pages

Along the Silk Road: People, Interaction, and Cultural Exchange (1993)
The China Project, SPICE
Grade: 6-12; 187 pages

Ancient China (1998)
The Ancient World History Development Team, Teacher’s Curriculum Institute
Grade: 6-12; 300 pages

Ancient Chinese Bronzes (1991)
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian
Grade: 6-12; 79 pages

Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video From China (2005)
Seattle Art Museum, World Affairs Council, and EARC
Grade: 6-12

China and the World in 2010 (1998)
Selena Lai, SPICE
Grade: High School; 118 pages

China Connections: Teacher Resource Binder (1988)
Community Learning Connections, Inc.
Grade: K-12; 500 pages

China on the World Stage: Weighing the U.S. Response Public Policy Debate in the Classroom (2002)
The Choices for the 21st Century Education Project, Brown University
Grade: High School; 53 pages

China on the World Stage: Weighing the U.S. Response Public Policy Debate in the Classroom (1999)
The Choices for the 21st Century Education Project, Brown University
Grade: High School; 54 pages

China Talk: A Handbook (1998)
Steven Levine, Boulder Run Enterprises
Grade: K-6; 192 pages

China: A Teaching Workbook (1991)
East Asian Curriculum Project, Columbia University
Grade: 6-12; 400 pages

China: Understanding its Past (1998)
Eileen H. Tamura et al., University of Hawaii Press
Grade: 6-12; 262 pages

China's Cultural Revolution (2005)
Gregory Francis and Stefanie Lamb, SPICE
Grade: High School; 193 pages

Chinese Court Costume: Color Form and Symbolism (1996)
Tamara Moat, Henry Art Gallery
Grade: 6-12

Chinese Dynasties
Part One: The Shang Dynasty through the Tang Dynasty (1600 BCE- 907 CE)
(2006)
Waka Takahashi Brown and Selena Lai, SPICE
Grade: 6-12; 296 pages

Chinese Dynasties
Part Two: The Song Dynasty through the Qing Dynasty (690-1911)
(2007)
Selena Lai and Waka Takahashi Brown SPICE
Grade: High School; 285 pages

Chinese Experience in 19th Century America (2000)
Roberta Gumport and Marcella Smith, University of Illinois
Grade: High School; 123 pages

Concept of Order in Ancient China (1995)
Adrian Chan and Richard Chu, SPICE
Grade: 6-12; 85 pages

Demystifying the Chinese Language (1980, 1995)
The China Project, SPICE
Grade: K-12; 129 pages

Early American Trade with China (1999)
Roberta K. Gumport and Marcella M. Smith, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies
Grade: 6-12; 82 pages

Economic Choices: China After Mao (1988)
The China Project, SPICE
Grade: High School; 43 pages

Education and Lifestyle of the Chinese Literati (1988)
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian
Grade: 6-12; 40 pages

Enduring Legacy of Ancient China (2006)
Primary Source, Inc Cheng & Tsui Company
Grade: 6-12; 298 pages

Ethnic Minority Groups in China (2003)
Waka Takahashi with contributions by Robin Tsai, SPICE
Grade: High School; 221 pages

Eyes of the Empress: Women in China's Tang Dynasty (1996)
Lyn Reese, Women in World History Curriculum
Grade: 6-12; 30 pages

From Silk to Oil: Cross-Cultural Connections along the Silk Roads (2005)
The China Institute
Grade: High School; 375 pages.

Hands On: China (1991)
Margaret Elmer and Charlotte Beal, The Children's' Museum
Grade: K-12; 44 pages

Humanities Approach to Chinese History Part I:
Song China (960-1279): Splendor and Change
(2002)
Mary Cingcade and Mary Hammond Bernson, Social Science Education Consortium
Grade: High School; 153 pages

Humanities Approach to Chinese History Part II:
Ming China (1368 – 1644): Political Stability, Economic Prosperity, and Cultural Vitality.
(2002)
Marco deMartino, Ping Wang, and Jaye Zola, Social Science Education Consortium
Grade: High School; 144 pages

Humanities Approach to Chinese History Part III:
Revolutionary China (1839 – 1989): Art and Literature in Times of Dramatic Change
(2002)
Mary Cingcade, Marco deMartino, and Kelly Long, Social Science Education Consortium
Grade: High School; 269 pages

Inside Out: New Chinese Art (1999)
Henry Art Gallery, and Tacoma Art Museum
Grade: 6-12; 74 pages

Introduction to Sovereignty: A Case Study of Taiwan (2004)
Karen Tiegel and Shari Epstein, SPICE
Grade: High School; 160 pages

Journey Down the Yangtze: From Dragon’s Tail to Dragon’s Head (1998)
Tese Neighbor, East Asia Center
Grade: K-12; 56 pages

Religions and Philosophies in China: Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism (2002)
Waka Takahashi Brown, SPICE
Grade: High School; 188 pages

Resources for Chinese Shadow Theater (1998)
Mary Hirsch
Grade: K-12; 30 pages

Teacher's Guide to Treasures from a Lost Civilization: Ancient Chinese Art from Sichuan (2001)
Tese Neighbor, Seattle Art Museum
Grade: 6-12; 46 pages

The Road to Beijing (2008)
Waka Takahashi Brown, Stefanie Lamb, and Gary Mukai, SPICE
Grade: High School; 79 pages

Values In Conflict: Literature on China's Youth (1988)
The China Project, SPICE
Grade: High School; 86 pages

Visible Traces (2000)
Various Authors, Asia Society
Grade: 6-12; 100 pages

Wang Mang: Confucian Success or Failure? (1992)
Joseph Palumbo, University of California
Grade: 6-12; 53 pages

Women’s Rites: Robes from the Late Qing Dynasty (1995)
Tacoma Art Museum
Grade: 6-12; 39 pages

Yani: The brush of Innocence (1989)
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian
Grade: K-12; 67 pages

Zone -Hong Kong
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Grade: 6-12; 22 pages

 

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JAPAN

 

Along the Silk Road (2006)
The Silk Road Project SPICE
Grade: 6-12; 263 pages

Castle Towns, An Introduction to Tokugawa Japan (1981)
Teaching Japan in the Schools (TJS)
Grade: High School; 51 pages

Civil Rights and Japanese-American Internment (2001)
Greg Francis, Samantha Hojo, Selene Lai, Gary Mukai, and Steven Yoda, SPICE
Grade: High School; 189 pages

Constitution and Individual Rights in Japan (1992)
Lynn Parisi, ERIC
Grade: 6-12; 113 pages

Contemporary Japan: A Teaching Workbook: with topical lessons and units to supplement secondary school textbooks. (1985)
Columbia University
Grade: K-12; 500 pages

Cooperation in Japan: Part One of the Elementary Literature Series (1990)
SPICE
Grade: K-6; 26 pages

Diamonds in the Rough: Baseball and the Japanese-American Internment (2004)
Gary Mukai, SPICE / NBRP
Grade: High School; 52 pages

Discovery Box: Exploring Culture through Artifacts (1995)
The Japan Project, SPICE
Grade: K-6; 39 pages

Global Perspectives in Illustration and Cartoon Art: Japan (2003)
MindSparks, Highsmith Inc.
Grade: High School; 15 pages

Guide for Using The Master Puppeteer in the Classroom (1999)
Michell Breyer, Teacher Created Materials
Grade: 6-12; 48 pages

Haiku Moment: See the World in a Grain of Sand (1986)
The Japan Project, SPICE
Grade: Elementary; 18 pages

Haiku Moment: Seeing the World in a Grain of Sand (1995)
The Japan Project, SPICE
Grade: High School; 46 pages

Hiroshima: Perspectives on the Atomic Bombing (2000)
Amy Cheng, SPICE
Grade: High School; 143 pages

Humanities Approach to Japanese History, Part I:
Tokugawa Japan: The Great Peace and the Development of Urban Society
(1995)
Lynn Parisi, Sara Thompson, and Patterson Williams, Social Science Education Consortium
Grade: 6-12; 143 pages

Humanities Approach to Japanese History, Part II:
Meiji Japan: The Dynamics of National Change
(1995)
Lynn Parisi, Sara Thompson, and Anne Stevens, Social Science Education Consortium
Grade: 6-12; 169 pages

Humanities Approach to Japanese History, Part III:
Imperial Japan: Expansion and War
(1995)
Jonathan N. Lipman, Kathleen Woods Masalski, and Alan Chalk, Social Science Education Consortium
Grade: 6-12; 190 pages

Humanities Approach to Japanese History, Part IV:
Japan 1945-1989: Re-creating a Modern Nation
(2002)
Lynn Parisi and Kathleen Woods Masalski et. al., Social Science Education Consortium
Grade: High School; 345 pages

Introduction to Japanese Buddhist Art (2004)
Se-Woong Koo and Karen Tiegel, SPICE
Grade: 6-12; 88 pages

Isamu Noguchi (2000)
The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum
Grade: K-12; 200 pages

Japan in the 21st Century: Environment, Economy, and Society (2005)
Pradyumna P. Karan, The University Press of Kentucky
Grade: High School; 401 pages

Japan in the Classroom (1993)
Lynn Parisi with Jacquelyn Johnson and Patricia Weiss, Social Science Education Consortium
Grade: K-12; 236 pages

Japan Meets the West: A Case Study of Perceptions (1994)
SPICE and EARC, SPICE
Grade: 6-12; 78 pages

Japanese Art in the Edo Period (2005)
Karen Tiegel SPICE
Grade: 6-12; 89 pages

Japanese Migration and the Americas: An Introduction to the Study of Migration (2000)
Gary Mukai and Rachel Brunette, SPICE
Grade: 6-12; 89 pages

Japanese Radio Exercises (1996)
The Japan Project, SPICE
Grade: K-12; 29 pages

Japanese Screens (1996)
Miranda Hofelt, The Art Institute of Chicago
Grade: 6-12; 66 pages

Japanese Tales of the Strange (2000)
Cathy Spagnoli
Grade: K-12; 59 pages

Latin America and Japan: Crossing Borders and Making Connections (2000)
Charlotte C. Anderson and Marcel Lewinski, Education for Global Involvement
Grade: 6-12; 159 pages

Math in Motion: Origami in the Classroom (1994)
Barbara Pearl
Grade: K-6; 110 pages

Modernization of Japan: Continuity and Change (1990)
The Japan Project, SPICE
Grade: 6-12; 69 pages

Natsu Matsuri: Book I (1998)
Mary Bernson, Janet Graves, Elaine Magnusson, and Sonnet Takahisa, JEMS
Grade: K-6; 61 pages

Natsu Matsuri: Japan through Art Activities (Book III) (1998)
Mary Bernson, Janet Graves, Elaine Magnusson, and Sonnet Tokahisa, JEMS
Grade: K-6; 42 pages

Natsu Matsuri: School Life in Japan (Book IV) (1998)
Mary Bernson, Janet Graves, Elaine Magnusson, and Sonnet Tokahisa, JEMS
Grade: K-6; 45 pages

Natsu Matsuri: Traditional Arts and Culture (Book II) (1998)
Mary Bernson, Janet Graves, Elaine Magnusson, and Sonnet Tokahisa, JEMS
Grade: K-6; 57 pages

Newspaper in Education: The World of Grand Kabuki (2005)
One Reel and East Asia Resource Center, The Seattle Times (NIE)
Grade: 6-12; 18 pages

Nihon no Matsuri to Asobi: Japanese Festivals (1996)
Susan Warner and Karin Zaugg, Seattle Children’s Museum
Grade: K-6; 80 pages

Omiyage (1990)
Marilyn Turkovichi, Linda Bubolz Ashida, and Peggy Mueller, World Eagle, Inc.
Grade: K-6; 220 pages

Religion in Japan and a Look at Cultural Transmission (1990)
Gary Mukai and Wendy Klein, SPICE
Grade: 6-12; 51 pages

San Francisco Peace Treaty: The Cold War and the Peace Process (2001)
Rachel Brunette, SPICE
Grade: High School; 154 pages

Snapshots from Japan: The Lives of Seven Japanese High School Students (2004)
Mary Hammond Bernson, Kathleen Woods Masalski, Lynn S. Parisi, and Linda S. Wojtan, Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership
Grade: Junior High; 165 pages

Social Fabric of Japan: Case Studies of Selected Minority Groups (2000)
Selena Lai, SPICE
Grade: High School; 81 pages

Spring Blossoms, Autumn Moon: Japanese Art for the Classroom (1989)
Sarah Loudon, Seattle Art Museum
Grade: K-12; 265 pages

Star Festival: Exploring Cultural Heritage (2000)
Shigeru Miyagawa and Ellen Sebring, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Grade: K-12

Symbolism in Japanese Language and Culture (1991)
The Japan Project, SPICE
Grade: Elementary; 121 pages

Tea and the Japanese Tradition of Chanoyu (2005)
Selena Lai and Karen Tiegel, SPICE
Grade: 6-12; 134 pages

Teaching about Japan: Lessons and Resources (1996)
Mary Hammond Bernson and Linda S. Wojtan, editors, ERIC
Grade: K-6; 157 pages

Teaching about Okinawa (2003)
Elizabeth Falconer and Cathy Palmer, Seattle International Children's Festival
Grade: Junior High; 59 pages

Tora No Maki I: Lessons for Teaching about Contemporary Japan (1996)
Written by teachers who participated in the Keizai Koho, Fellowship Program in Japan. National Council for the Social Studies
Grade: K-12; 134 pages

Tora No Maki II: Lessons for Teaching about Contemporary Japan (1997)
Written by teachers who participated in the Keizai Koho fellowship Program in Japan, National Council for the Social Studies
Grade: K-12; 187 pages

Tora No Maki III: Lessons for Teaching about Contemporary Japan (1998)
Written by teachers who participated in the Keizai Koho Fellowship Program in Japan, National Council for the Social Studies
Grade: K-12; 263 pages

Treasures of Japanese Art from the Seattle Art Museum (1987)
Sarah Loudon, Seattle Art Museum
Grade: 6-12; 37 pages

Tune in Japan: Approaching Culture Through Television (1997)
The Asia Society, The Asia Society
Grade: 6-12; 163 pages

Tune in Japan: Global Connections (1997)
The Asia Society, The Asia Society
Grade: 6-12; 203 pages

Unsung Hero: Ranald MacDonald Story (2008)
Atsumi Tsukimori
Grade: K-6; 28 pages

US-Japan Relations: The View from Both Sides of the Pacific (Part I: Episodes in the History of US-Japan Relations) (1993)
Gary Mukai and The Japan Project, SPICE
Grade: High School; 197 pages

US-Japan Relations: The View from Both Sides of the Pacific (Part II: The Media in US-Japan Relations) (1994)
Gary Mukai, SPICE
Grade: High School; 163 pages

US-Japan Relations: The View from Both Sides of the Pacific (Part III: Introduction to International Trade) (1994)
Gary Mukai and Truc Truong, SPICE
Grade: High School; 184 pages

Visualising Japan: Yokohama Boomtown (2006)
Lynn Parisi and Meredith Melzer Visualizing Cultures, MIT
Grade: High School; 200 pages

 

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KOREA

 

Arts of Korea (2001)
The Metropolitan Museum of Arts
Grade: 6-12; 166 pages

Explore Korea: A Visit to Grandfather’s House (2000)
Sarah Loudon, Seattle Asian Art Museum
Grade: K-6; 68 pages

Inter-Korean Relations: Rivalry, Reconciliation, And Reunification (2011)
Joon Seok Hong, Hyojung Jang, Se-Woong Koo, Dr, Rennie Moon and Rylan Sekiguchi, SPICE
Grade: Secondary – College; 210 pages

Korea: Lessons for Elementary School (2000)
Korean Studies Council International
Grade: K-6; 91 pages

Korea: Lessons for High School Social Studies Courses (1999)
The Korea Society
Grade: High School; 217 pages

Korean Voices: Growing Up During a Time of Crisis (2000)
Korean Studies Council International
Grade: 6-12; 98 pages

North Korea and Nuclear Weapons (2009)
Jonathan Pollack and Nina Tannenwald, The Choices Program
Grade: Secondary – College; 28 pages

Silla Korea and the Silk Road: Golden Age, Golden Threads (2006)
The Korea Society
Grade: 6-12; 158 pages

Teaching More about Korea (2001)
1997 Summer Fellowship in Korean Studies Participants, The Korean Society

Uncovering North Korea (2009)
Joon Seok Hong and Rylan Sekiguchi, SPICE
Grade: Secondary – College; 170 pages

U.S. - South Korea Relations (2008)
Joon Seok Hong and Rylan Sekiguchi, SPICE
Grade: High School; 204 pages

 

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GENERAL ASIA

 

Approaching WTO Education: How to Bring the WTO into Your Classroom by Engaging Students in International Trade Disputes (1999)
Nancy Bacon, World Affairs Council of Seattle, et al., World Affairs Council of Seattle
Grade: 6-12; 94 pages

Art of Buddhism (2001)
Smithsonian Institution
Grade: K-12; 108 pages

Arts of Asia: China, Korea, Japan (1993)
Anne Rose Kitagawa and Rob Linrothe, The Art Institute of Chicago
Grade: 6-12; 195 pages

Contagion in the East: A Look at the 1997-98 Asian Financial Crisis (2000)
Isadora Lee Selena Lai, Gregory Francis, and Rachel Brunette, SPICE
Grade: 6-12; 88 pages

Crowding the Rim: Global Consequences of Natural Hazards (2002)
Stefanie Orrick, Brynn Bemis, Greg Francis, Heather Goss, David Howell, and Eric Yurkavich, SPICE
Grade: High School; 128 pages

Feeding a Hungry World: Focus on Rice in Asia and the Pacific (1995)
Gary Mukai, Heidi Ballard, and Ann Ishimaru, SPICE
Grade: 6-12; 189 pages

Geography and the Human experience (2004)
Waka Takahashi and Stefanie Lamb, SPICE
Grade: 6-12; 185 pages

Heelotia: A Cross-Cultural Simulation Game (1991)
Wider Horizons, SPICE
Grade: 6-12; 15 pages

International Environmental Politics (2002)
Gregory Francis, SPICE
Grade: High School; 111 pages

Islamic Civilization and the Arts (2003)
Stefanie Lamb, SPICE
Grade: 6-12; 206 pages

Link to the Past: Engaging Students in the Study of History (2004)
Michael Yell; Geoffrey Scheurman with Keith Reynolds, NCSS
Grade: 6-12; 93 pages

Mapping Asia (1994)
SPICE
Grade: 6-12; 82 pages

Newspaper in Education: Continuity and Change in Asia (2006)
Asia Centers of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, The Seattle Times
Grade: 6-12; 71 pages

Newspaper in Education: Geographic Challenge (1992)
Anne West (NIE Consultant), News Relief, Inc.
Grade: K-12; 57 pages

Newspaper in Education: Performing Arts of Asia (2008)
The Seattle Times and the Jackson School of International Studies UW
Grade: K-12

Newspaper in Education: Youth Culture in Asia (2007)
The Seattle Times and the Jackson School of International Studies, UW
Grade: Junior High; 29 pages

Newsweek Issues Today Map/Fall 1993 (1993)
Nasrin Abdolali, Newsweek, Inc
Grade: 6-12; 4 pages

Rabbit in the Moon: Folktales from China and Japan (1979)
The Japan Project and the China Project, SPICE
Grade: 3-6; 77 pages

Silk Road Encounters (2001)
John S. Major, Joan Barnett, and John Bertles, The Asia Society and The Silk Road Project, Inc.
Grade: K-12; 88 pages

State of the World Atlas (7th ed.) (2003)
Dan Smith, Penguin Books
Grade: 6-12; 144 pages

Tales of Asian Artist (2002)
Cathy Spagnoli, Seattle International Children's Festival
Grade: K-6; 39 pages

Teacher Resources: China, Japan, and Korea
Guide to Chinese, Japanese and Korean Art and Culture
(2006)
Peabody Essex Museum
Grade: 6-12; 200 pages

Teaching about Global Awareness with Simulations & Games (1994)
Steven L. Lamy, et al., Center for Teaching International Relations
Grade: 6-12; 145 pages

Treasury of Asian Stories and Activities for School and Libraries (1998)
Cathy Spagnoli, Alleyside Press73
Grade: K-6; 50 pages

Visual Art For Meditation (2005)
Gail Maxwell, Museum Associates/Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Grade: 6-12; 59 pages

 

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East Asia Resource Center
University of Washington
Box 353650
302 Thomson Hall
Seattle, WA 98195
206.543.1921 phone
206.685.0668 fax
earc@uw.edu

Mary Bernson
Director