Gene Luen Yang
Lesson plans for
Author Gene Yang Talks about
American Born Chinese
In this video (47:09), the author speaks to a school group. He discusses characters, historical background, and symbols.
Summary, 8 discussion questions, and 2 follow-up activities.
A teacher blogs about issues in the book. Includes a retelling of the story of the Monkey King.
Approaches to the novel organized by reading strategy, including anticipation guide and a Venn diagram to support writing. Adobe Reader required for access.
Interview with Gene Luen Yang
This interview is dated 2007.