Learn About Different Ethnic Groups

This week, all the classes at Burbank are learning about the different ethnic groups at our school.

Each day, we will be coming to the computer lab and you will be learning about one group. Ms. Hull and Mr. Ferlazzo will tell you which group we are studying on each day.

Each day, please write three things you learn in the comments section.

We will be studying:

The Best Websites To Teach & Learn About African-American History

The Best Sites For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

The Best Websites To Learn About The Hmong

The Best Resources For Hispanic Heritage Month

The Best Sites For Learning About Cesar Chavez



108 Responses to “Learn About Different Ethnic Groups”

  1.   laura Says:

    Today i learned about Africa- America. first I learn about martin Luther king . i learned that he help black Americans get the same civil rights as white Americans. the second thing i learned was that Elijah McCoy invented an oil-dripping cup for trains. and the third thing i learned is that Sidney Poitier was the first African-American to win an academic award as best actor.

  2.   chou Says:

    i learned about martin lunther king jr, and he is civil rights leader reverend.

  3.   jomine Says:

    Today I do about research African- amercan. first i learn about caleman she grew up in waxahatche texas.second she learned french when she was about 29 years old.in age 27 in june 15,1921 she became the first african american woman obtain an license.

  4.   kengyang Says:

    I learn that Africa American are pool.

  5.   changm Says:

    1. I learned about Martin Luther King Jr. million people gather to support civil rights, and share Dr. king’s “dream” of equality.

    2. i learned about Barack Obama that his became the first African American president in U.S.

    3. i learned about Maj. Robert H. Lawrence, America’s first black astronaut but his death later that year in a tragic accident.

  6.   suey Says:

    i learn about african american

  7.   Toua Says:

    today i learn that there are many African American in the USA. there are 7 million of them. they are poor in USA.

  8.   ong Says:

    today, i learned about african american.First i learnd about african american who moved from Missisppi to washington the early 1960.Second i learned about a black women resulted in her founding and presiding over the national association of colored women in 1896.Third i learned about a women she attend college in Langston,Oklahoma,briefly, the move to chicago….

  9.   deissy Says:

    Today I learned about African American People. First thing i read is that in the united states Black History Month is annual celebration at achievements by black americans. Second thing i read about is that president General R. Ford officially recongnized black history month in 1976 and last thing i read about is that by late 1926s, thnk in part o the civil rights movements and a growing awarencess of black identify.

  10.   jomie beia Says:

    Today I do research about African American. First I learn about Caleman she grew up in Waxahatche. Second she learn french when she was 20. Last at age 27 she became the first African American woman obtain an pilots license.

  11.   ka chang Says:

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Ka Chang

    I learned that Martin Luther King, Jr. was a great man. Martin Luther King, Jr. has a dream that black and white Americans to live happily together. He was a civil war leader. King has become an American hero, joining a long list of others from the American past. Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday will soon be celebrated across the United States on January 19th. The way he help his people is that he speak the right to every black and white people.

  12.   jomine Says:

    Today I do research about African American .
    First I learned about Caleman she grew up in Waxahatche.
    Second she learned French when she was 20. Last at age 27
    she became the first African American woman obtain an pilots
    license.

  13.   zang Says:

    Zang Thao
    5/18/10
    Per 3,4
    African American

    I learn that Martin Luther King was a great man. The way he help his people is that he speak. Martin Luther King is a Civil Leader. Martin Luther King said that we come here tonight to be saved from that patience that makes us patient with anything less than freedom and justice.

  14.   laura Says:

    Today I learned about African-American people. First I learned about Martin Luther King. I learned that he help black Americans get the same civil rights as white Americans. The second thing that I learned is that Elijah McCoy invented an oil-dripping cup for trains. And the third thing I learned is that Sidney Poitier was the first African American to win an academy award as best actor.

  15.   yeng Says:

    Today i learn about African American. First i learn about that black history mont is going toremain cultually relevant. Second thing i learn about black history is other countries around the world, including canada, and the united kingdom, also devote a month to celebrating the black history.

  16.   changm Says:

    Today I learned about African American. First I learned about martin Luther King Jr. million people gather to support civil rights, and share Dr. King’s “dream” of equality. Second I learned about Barrack Obama that his became the first African American president in U.S. Third I learned about Maj. Robert H. Lawrence, America’s first black astronaut but his death later that year in a tragic accident.

  17.   chou vang Says:

    today i learned about Africa America and i learned about martin king jr, million people gather to support civil rights, and share Dr. king’s “dream” of equality. second thing i read is that in the united states Black History Month is annual celebration at achievements by black Americans. Second thing i read about is that president General R. Ford officially recognized black history month in 1976 and last thing i read about is that by late 1926s, think in part o the civil rights movements and a growing awareness of black identify.

  18.   ze lao Says:

    Ze Lao
    African-American History
    I learned about African-American history that more than half of the African-Americans in the labor force in 1970 had less than a high school diploma; the American history is not complete without the stories of African-Americans men and women, from slavery to political leaders and during black history month, school teach lessons about famous African-Americans like martin Luther.

  19.   Truong Says:

    I learned that George Washington caver (Jan1864- Jan 5, 1943) was a great man. I learned about African American. Muhammad Ali, was born cassias us day in 1942rose. Also on Feb1, 1960 four African American students from North Carolina, Agricultural and teach nice college sat at this black guys only.

  20.   yer Says:

    Today i learn about Africa America. first i learn about M.L.K. He is a president in America. but white people don’t like him because he is a black people.The second i learn is about one of the most significant protests of the civil rights movement. The third, Gillian is an Africa America who moved from Mississippi Washington, d.c in the early 1960.

  21.   lue Says:

    Lue Chang
    5/18/2010

    African American History

    I learn about African American history that they were a salve of the white man. They tell history tell about who the man help them and the first Africa play baseball with the white man.

  22.   eonestyann Says:

    I learned that Bessie Coleman was a greatest African American pilot. Bessie Coleman was the first African American woman who flying plane in the united state. On June 15, 1921 she became the first American woman to obtain an international pilot license from the federation aeronautical international, and she became a popular flier at air shows, at that time the plane carrying Coleman spun out of control catapulting her 2,000 feet to her death.

  23.   neng Says:

    Neng Thao
    African and American

    I learned that Martin Luther king was a great man. I learned about African and American. The Martin Luther king led civil rights initiatives in the U.S. martin Luther king Jr. has been dead longer than he lived. The Martin Luther king was peressing the case of civil right with President John Kennedy.

  24.   Cheng Xiong Says:

    Cheng Xiong
    Period: 3-4
    I learn that Martin Luther King is a great man. Martin Luther King is a civil leader; all a civil leader do is that they spoke to free the same kind of people like them. He was doing a great job and wins a lot of spoke. Martin Luther King is helping people. He spoke well to free them. He has been assassination from a spoke.

  25.   tri Says:

    Tri huynh
    05/18/10

    Today, I learned about African Americans Martin Luther King Jr. He is a great person. The first Martin Luther king Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 15,1929, he was the son of a Baptist minister, and he was an excellent student. The second Martin Luther King J r, spent his life working to change those laws and help black American get the same civil rights as white Americans, and the third in 1964,martin Luther King was with president Lyndon Johnson when the president signed the civil rights Act, a new law which threw out all the old, unfair laws.

  26.   ong Says:

    Ong Thao
    5/18/10
    Today, I learned about African American. First I learned about African American who moved from Mississippi to Washington the early 1960.second I learned about a black women resulted in her founding and presiding over the national association of colored women in 1896.Third I learned about a women she attend college in Langston,Oklahoma,briefly,the moved to Chicago..

  27.   chou vang Says:

    today i leaned about Asian that The Hmong people had no written language until the 1950s, so it makes sense that it took until now for them to get their first cookbook.

    second i learned about tell the story of the book, we need to go back to 1980. That’s when Sami Scripter, the coordinator of the talented and gifted program at Rigler Elementary School in Portland, met Sheng Yang, a young Hmong (sounds like “mong”) immigrant, in her English as a Second Language class. Scripter’s desk was in one corner of the room, and she was taken with the inquisitive and self-possessed 11-year-old.

  28.   Rhai Says:

    Today I do research about African American .
    First thing i read is that in the unitedi learned that he help black Americans get the same civil rights as white Americans. the second thing i learned was that Elijah McCoy invented an oil-dripping cup for trains. and the third thing i states.

  29.   Toua Says:

    today i learn about Hmong people. in 1998 was a tough year for the Hmong in Minnesota tragedy piled on tragedy with perhaps the worst being the murder of six children by their mother. they have been very much in the spotlight in recent months, the story of the Hmong and their struggles are largely unknown to other Minnesotans.

  30.   vang Says:

    I learn about African American have history.the fisrt thing that I learn yeaterday is African American history have about 17 years and they still remember their history and also history still going on.The second that I learn there are hundreds more African American like to carver and when george washington carver found milllion ingenions uses for the peanut.The last thing that I learn America’s first black astronaut aand he name is Robert H. Lawrence.He start his job when 1967 and his job is military astronuat.He was a 31 year old.

  31.   juan Says:

    Martin Luther King’s birthday will soon be celebrated across the United States on January 19th (in 2010, it’ll be January 18th), and I thought a “The Best…” list on him would be timely and useful.

  32.   Kia Yang Says:

    Kia Yang
    Period:3-4
    I learn that Martin Luther king was a great man. I learn about African America history. In learn that Martin Luther King get killed by a gun when he was protest for his people. I learn that he is a leader that they kill in the year 1964 in the US. And I learn that he is a African American best civil leader.

  33.   sueyyang Says:

    I learn about African American, about Martin Luther king’s was a leader all of the African American people and he was born when the doctor wrote “Michael.” I learn more about that Martin Luther King, Jr. continued to receive awards after his death. :(

  34.   yer Says:

    Yer her
    5/18/2010
    Per,3&4
    Today I learn about Africa Americans. First I learn about M.L.K. he is a leader in American. But white people don’t like him because he is a black people. The second I learn about one of the most significant protests of the civil rights movement. The third Gilliam is an Africa America who moved from Mississippi Washington, d. c in the early 1960.

  35.   ger Says:

    April 18-2010
    Period 3-4
    I learn That Martin Luther King Jr. Was A Great Man.

    I learn that Dr. King have a dream about African American.
    I learn that at age of 33, Dr. King was pressing the case of civil right with President John Kennedy.
    I also learn that Dr. King has now been died longer than he lived.

    .

  36.   corintia Says:

    I learn that Martin Luther King’s creed of non violence surprised many Americans .other thing I learn is that from 1889 to1930 over 3,700 men and women were reported lynched in the United States most of them were southern black .laws were often support moreover by brutal acts of violence against southern blacks.

  37.   kou Says:

    I learn that Martin Luther King was a great man. I learn about African American history that Martin Luther King had a speech on august 28, 1963 about his dream. I learn that Martin Luther King had assassination. I learn that Martin Luther King die in 1968.

  38.   doua Says:

    DOUA VANG
    PER 3
    5/18/10
    I LEARN THAT MARTIN LUTHER KING WAS A GREAT MAN.

    I learn that Dr. King have a dream about African America. I learn that at “age of 33, DR. King was pressing the case of civil rights with president john Kennedy. I also learn that Dr. King has now been died longer than he lived.

    BY: DOUA

  39.   kengyang12 Says:

    I learn about the Asian
    1. Today i learn the mercenaries at Sacramento that restaurant by an undercover.
    2. i learn that china holiday in a very different manner from their ancestors.
    3. The Hmong peoples live all the place in the worlds.

    I don’t know this is rite or wrong. :(

  40.   sueyyang Says:

    lol i learn about Asian culture Hmong and Chines they both people look the same and but different language.:z Asian culture is very lonely life..!:e

  41.   laura Says:

    Today I learned about Asian pacific. I learned that the Hmong people had no written language until the 1950s. Also that in the Hmong language the same word can have different meanings. And the last thing that I learned are some numbers for example “e and r “.

  42.   jomine Says:

    Today I learned about Chinese new years.

    1. I learned that in new years they do a lion parade in the street.

    2. Chinese perform the traditional new years out side their house.

    3. They buy flowers for the lunar new year.

  43.   LUIS Says:

    i learned about martin luther king’s he help a lot people poor when the people dont have nothin to eat

  44.   yeng Says:

    today i learn about the Asian pacific. i learn that where he live from 1963 to 1975,waging war on lao and vietnam communists with his jungle army of the hmong. i also learn that he, also pitured in lao army uniform cica 1965, is charged with conspiracy to overthrow the laotian government.

  45.   deissy Says:

    Today i learned about Hmong people. First i learned that in 1998 was a tough year for the Hmong in Minnesota; tragedy piled on tragedy with perhaps the worst being the murder of six children by their mother. Second thing i learned about is that around 150,000 Hmong people live in the urban Hmong population in the world. They traveled thousand of difficult miles to get here. and third thing i learned is that St. Paul “The Hmong Migration” is part of his lesson, part art exhibit.

  46.   pathy Says:

    African American History
    I learn about African American History. I learn Martin Luther
    Biography of king that he helps black people get the same civil right as white people. A brief look at the history of African American and black history month. Fighting for civil right in schools and on buses.

  47.   ze lao Says:

    Hmong History
    To day, I learned about Hmong history the Hmong fought against the Chinese, and lost many left in that area. A lot of Hmong people helped the U.S fight against communist soldiers, and after the Vietnam War, many people also fled to Thailand. Now around 150,000 Hmong people move to live in the United States.

  48.   ka chang Says:

    General Vang Pao Ka Chang

    I learned that General Vang Pao was a great leader for Hmong people. General Vang Pao also pictured in Lao army uniform circa 1965, is charged with conspiracy to overthrow the Laotian government. And yet Vang profile has never been higher in the Hmong community. Vang has fighting for his Hmong people during Vietnamese communists with his jungles army of Hmong and Iu Mien warriors. He lived from 1963 to 1976 waging war on Lao and Vietnamese. The CIA base in the mountains of Northern Laos known as “Spook Heaven”.

  49.   ka chang Says:

    General Vang Pao

    I learned that General Vang Pao was a great leader for Hmong people. General Vang Pao also pictured in Lao army uniform circa 1965, is charged with conspiracy to overthrow the Laotian government. And yet Vang profile has never been higher in the Hmong community. Vang has fighting for his Hmong people during Vietnamese communists with his jungles army of Hmong and Iu Mien warriors. He lived from 1963 to 1976 waging war on Lao and Vietnamese. The CIA base in the mountains of Northern Laos known as “Spook Heaven”.

  50.   Cheng Xiong Says:

    Cheng Xiong
    Period: 3-4
    HMONG
    Shaman help people that is sick. When they get a disease then they need a shaman. They need shaman to help there soul. They must need pig, cow, and chicken to help. The thing they need is a horn that gets cut in half, two bell, two cup of water, rice, and egg. After he or she is finished then they will feel better soon.

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