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WWII: Global Conflict, Persecution, and Unsung Heroes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Many historians would classify World War II as a global turning point in the 20th century. See if your middle schoolers agree with such an assessment with a collection of lessons and activities on the second Great War. Lessons cover an...
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Medieval Times

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Delve into the times of knights, feudalism, the Black Death, and royal courts with a collection of resources for the middle ages. It includes lessons, project ideas, and helpful materials for augmenting your world history unit.
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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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Discovering Japan Through Cooperative Research

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Search a variety of sources to create a multimedia or book project about Japan. Learners use the independent investigation method to plan and conduct research about Japan. They use the information they discover to create a computer book...
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Modernization in Japan

For Students 7th - 10th
In this chronological history worksheet, students examine a timeline featuring information about the modernization of Japan and then respond to 10 short answer questions about the information.
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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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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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Feudal Japan Trivia Cards

For Students 7th - 8th
Zen Buddhism, the Tokugawa, bunraku, and centralized feudalism; sounds like it's time to study up on feudal Japan. Here are 10 cards. Each card contains a definition of a Japanese concept, cultural activity, or aspect of the feudal era....
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WWII - Japan Bombs Pearl Harbor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"...December 7, 1941-a day that will live in infamy." After Japan's bombing of Pearl Harbor, the United States jumped full force into World War II, declaring war on Japan.
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Japan Quiz 1

For Students 7th - 8th
In this Japan quiz 1 worksheet, students answer 10 trivia-style questions about Japan, not interactively, then scroll down to check their answers.
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Comparing Cultures: Hawaii and Japan

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Children around the world may have cultural differences, yet it is an important reminder that they also have many similarities! Designed for a class of first-graders in Hawaii, this library research project has learners compare and...
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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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Feudal Japan Trivia Cards

For Students 7th - 9th
A pack of trivia cards can be fun learning tools for kids. This pack of ten cards covers the subject of feudal Japan. Pupils can test each other on how well they know the names of the Japanese islands, Japanese culture, and prominent...
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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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Japan in the Heian Period and Cultural History: Crash Course World History 227

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When your class thinks of medieval history, they probably think of European castles and knights. But they may not know that the Heian period in Japan, which coincided with the Middle Ages in Europe, saw a significant development in...
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Geography Now! Japan

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Japan is home to the world's largest city, Tokyo, but its use of the natural landscape is also remarkable. The Japanese have harnessed their seismically active area to enjoy hot springs, and the country is home to a plethora of wildlife....
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The Ally From The Far East - Japan in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
While Japan was a major player in the Second World War, it also played a role in the first Great War. Scholars analyze the Anglo-Japanese alliance during World War I in the 30th installment of a 32-part series. Using a short video clip,...
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Japan

For Students 6th - 7th
In this crossword puzzle worksheet, students will use terms and knowledge about the country of Japan. Students will fill in the puzzle of 14 questions according to the words about the country and its culture.
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Feudal Japan: A Flashcard Set

For Students 7th - 9th
Did someone just say flashcards? Your world history class can flash their way to test perfection with this set of printable flashcards related to the culture, politics, and key players of Feudal Japan. Tip: Have them test each other, or...
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Writing Exercise: Early Japan III

For Students 6th - 10th
Combine subjects with a cross-curricular writing exercise. Although limited as an engaging or interactive activity, this Early Japan assignment has learners responding to 3 simple prompts, each of which can easily lead into deeper...
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Nature and the Environment in Postwar Japan

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Japan has a complex relationship with the environment. Explore this relationship with your class through this resource. Included are thought questions, several activity ideas that range from writing, to discussion, to research, and an...
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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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Japan: Farmers Face Global Competition

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the history of Japanese farming and current international farming issues. They conduct Internet research, create a chart to illustrate the history of farm products in Japan, and simulate a WTO meeting.
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Lesson: The Significance of Symbols in Japan

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A fabulous Samurai suit of armor is the inspiratoin for a creative reseach project and presentation. Kids research the symbols found on the Samurai armor, describing the symbols meaning or significance in Japanses culture. 

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