The vivid artifacts in the South and Southeast Asia galleries invoke stories from the great hero epic of Prince Rama, the life of the Buddha, or folktales from many countries including India, Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines.
Tuesday–Friday, 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM or 1:30 PM
Program lasts about 60 minutes
Maximum 40 students, Grades K–6
Common Core Standards:
Key Ideas and Details: 2.2. Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral; 3.2. Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas: 4.7. Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text; 4.9. Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics and patterns of events in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.