From 1961 to 1973, the North Vietnamese and Vietcong held hundreds of Americans captive.
Grade Range: 6-9
Resource Type(s): Reviewed Websites
Date Posted: 4/28/2010
This site includes four classroom lessons and a detailed printable timeline of Vietnamese American history. Each lesson includes rich background material, along with specific discussion questions, worksheets, or classroom activities. The materials, created by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program, will help students develop understanding of and empathy for the challenges faced by Vietnamese Americans. Many of these immigrant stories could serve as bridges to discussing the experiences of other cultural and ethnic migrations.