Up Asian in America
The Asian Pacific Fund sponsors this annual contest for San
Francisco-area youths. Asian students of all ages are encouraged
to create artwork or write essays on a particular theme, and
winners in each age group receive savings bonds as awards.
Visit the site to view the winners' efforts for the most recent
year. Select the high school winner whose work you most admire
and write a letter explaining why you enjoyed his or her work.
This Vietnam Tourism Web site provides an overview of the
country and its culture. In the story "Rain Music," Linh must
choose whether she wants a future with a man who shares her
cultural background. Use this Web site to make a list of ten
customs and traditions that Linh and Thanh might have in common.
Sections to review include Customs & Habits; Religion;
Spoken, Written Language; and Foods,
Fruits & Flowers. Record your list in the Web
Links Activity Log.