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406 resources with the concept japan

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Paper Cranes

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Paper folding is a great art form that can be incorporated into cultural, mathematic, and art lessons. This resource includes the full instructions needed to fold a paper crane, as well as a Haiku poetry idea. Tip: This activity would be...
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Tree of Cranes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Conduct a literature study in order to review the sequence of a story with an ELD class. Here, middle schoolers read the story and practice the skill of summary in order to increase reading comprehension and writing skills. Allen Say's...
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Famous Person: Yushiko Uchida

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Third, fourth, and fifth graders read the book The Bracelet by Yushiko Uchida and examine the events of Uchida's life. They participate in a guided discussion of Japanese culture, perform a reader's theater, listen to a guest speaker,...
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Japan: Traditions and Culture

For Teachers 4th
A series of four activities explores Japanese culture and traditions. Learners participate in a re-enacted tea ceremony; examine sketches of Asian figures by Canadian artist Robert Harris, discuss symbols, investigate Japanese mon, and...
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Lost Names: Scenes From a Korean Boyhood,

For Teachers 8th - 10th
What a great resource to share! Based on the book Lost Names by Richard Kim, this valuable lesson plan focuses on the Japanese occupation of Korea during WWII. Additionally, it employs first-person journaling as a mode of understanding...
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Writing Exercises: Early Japan I

For Students 7th - 9th
Consider the factors and outcomes of societal changes that occurred during the Japanese Feudal period. Critical thinkers use what they know to answer three short essay questions. This helpful worksheet is a great tool for building...
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Writing Exercises: Early Japan II

For Students 7th - 9th
Did your class just finish reading about Feudal Japan and the Tokugawa Shogunate period? Reinforce their understanding with three essay questions focused on comprehension and critical thinking.
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Life in the Floating World: Ukiyo-e Prints And the Rise of the Merchant Class in Edo Period Japan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine famous woodblock prints of artists such as Hiroshige and Hokusai as primary documents to help them gain insight on Japanese history. They relate the woodblock images to the social hierarchy of the period.
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Koi Pond

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Create this beautiful koi pond scene using watercolor paper, crayons, and paints. This would be a fantastic project to link to a scientific study of pond life or a historical study of Japanese culture.
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Coming of Age Readings: Experiences in Korea and by Asians in America

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Bring multi-cultural experiences and literature into your language arts class with this instructional activity. Here, young readers explore the points of view of first and second-generation Asian immigrants with a list of various fiction...
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Feudal Powers in Japan

For Teachers 10th - 11th
One of the most intriguing eras in world history was the shift to Feudalism in Japan. Examine the causes and effects of Japan's religion, culture, borrowing from China, and rise to Feudalism. Facts are given about the Shogunate, Samauri,...
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Burr Airlines Flight to Asia: Building Inquiry Skills

For Teachers 3rd
What a wonderful way to explore this topic! Learners take an imaginary trip to Asia, take a visual tour, and formulate questions for a research project. As a final project, they create a travel brochure.
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Feudal Japan

For Teachers 7th - 10th
An excellent overview of historical Japanese culture, this presentation could carry through a world history unit or a lesson on the history of Japan. Especially interesting are the slides that compare Japanese armor and castles to other...
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The Geography of Japan

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A comprehensive look at Japan and its characteristics will engage and inform the viewer about one of the most prominent powers in the world today. The demographics, topography, and climate of Japan are covered in these slides with maps,...
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Reconstruction and Development in Japan after WWII

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After World War II, Japan faced the task of rebuilding—under the watchful eyes of the Allies. Using a dice game and creative discussion strategies, class members consider the challenges facing Japan and changes the country underwent...
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Government of Japan

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Rather than build an entire PowerPoint presentation from scratch, consider using this resource as a start to your next lesson on the government and society of ancient Japan. Topics covered include feudal society, Japanese samurai, and...
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Japan: In the Volcano Zone

For Students 6th - 7th
Blow the top off Japan's volcanoes! Learners analyze the content and structure of a brief question-and-answer-style article. Questions are provided for analysis, as is a writing project and a short vocabulary list.
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Japan

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Youkoso! Welcome to Japan. Visit Japan in our modern day and see the restaurants, shopping centers and bustling streets. The last 90 seconds are credits.
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Creating and Presenting Haiku With Kid Pix

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research the history and characteristics of haiku poetry using books and the Internet. They use Kid Pix to create and present original haiku.
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Mapping Japan

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students research the islands of Japan to investigate their location in the world and the islands' characteristics. They comprehend map making and topography. Studnets construct a scale-model map of the Japanese islands and surrounding...
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Japanese Rimpa Painting

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students examine the life and work of Sakai Hoitsu. Using the Internet, they discover how he made his paintings using a special technique. Individually, they make their own painting using the same style and use watercolors to complete...
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Japanese Crane Fable

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students read a famous Japanese fable and discuss why the main character plucked its own feathers. Using construction paper, they cut them into feather shapes and color them using colored pencils. To end the lesson, they attach them to...
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Fan of Japan

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Pupils research information about Japanese culture and geography. They identify symbols of historic and contemporary Japan, such as silk, baseball, fireworks, Mt. Fuji, electronics, and transportation. Afterward, they use their research...
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Modern Korean/Japanese Geopolitical Conflicts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of geopolitical conflicts. In this Korean and Japanese relations lesson, students investigate the history of conflict between the nations. Students compose essays using their findings.