Tag: Japanese American

It began With a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way Lesson Activity

Introduction Gyo Fujikawa did not see herself in the pages of picture books. She knew this was a problem. In the book It Began With a Page, we learn how Fujikawa paved the way for racial inclusion in picture books. The lesson activity invites… Continue Reading “It began With a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way Lesson Activity”

A Life Made by Hand: The Story of Ruth Asawa Lesson Activity

Summary What can you create with a straight line? If you need some inspiration, take a look at Ruth Asawa’s wondrous sculptures. She constructed them by weaving wire with her hands, creating movement with continuous loops. Light plays a special role with the wire… Continue Reading “A Life Made by Hand: The Story of Ruth Asawa Lesson Activity”

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