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    • Cultural Literacy
      SuJeong LeeTE402 Language and Arts
    • What is Literacy?
      Traditionally literacy was referring to the ability to read and write but nowadays the definition has been changed over time.
      “In the 21st century, literacy involved not just reading and comprehending the text in front of you. It now includes a range of skills to find, navigate, access, decode, evaluate, and organize the information from a globally networked information landscape”
      - David Warlick
    • What is Cultural Literacy?
      What is Culture?
      “Culture is the full range of learned human behavior patterns that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, law, morals, custom, and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society.” Edward B. Tylor
      The knowledge of history, contributions, and perspectives of different cultural groups, including one's own group, necessary for understanding of reading, writing, and other media.
      - dictionary.com
    • Why teach Culture?
      It is critical for students to understand
      that there are different cultures around the world and each culture has their own belief, art, law, morals, custom which make each culture different.
      Especially in America, it is important to teach cultures in a classroom because there are many cultures coexist in American society.
    • Significant populations in the states of California, New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Washington, Texas, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Georgia
    • FOODS
      Kimchi: a traditional fermented Korean dish, made of vegetables with varied seasonings
      Bulgogi: marinated beef
      Bibimbob: rice with vegetables
      Galbi: Korean BBQ
      SoondobuJjigae: Hot and spicy stew made with uncurdled tofu
    • Korean Language
      Korean is the official language of Korea, both South an North. There are about 78 million Korean speakers worldwide.
    • History of Korean American Migration
      Immigrant Koreans arrived in America in 3 distinct groups over the last century.
      The first group of Korean laborers came to Hawaii in January 1903. Between 1904 and 1907 about 1,000 Koreans entered the pacific coast.
    • The second wave of Korean immigration began during the Korean War (1950-1953) when the brides of U.S. servicemen arrived in the United States, thanks to the War Brides Act of 1946.
      The largest wave of immigration from Korea – and the largest wave of immigration from all of Asia – began with the passing of the Immigration Act of 1965.
    • Bibliography
      Tompkins, G. E. (2010). Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach, 5th Edition. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Merrill, Prentice-Hall.