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Discovering Japan Through Cooperative Research
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Japan in the Heian Period and Cultural History: Crash Course World History 227
14 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
The Ally From The Far East - Japan in World War 1
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
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,...
Nature and the Environment in Postwar Japan
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
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...
Differentiated Tea Party: Important Groups in Feudal Japan
7th - 12th
Students research the different groups in Feudal Japan. In this Japanese people lesson, students are broken into different groups representing the different roles in Japan. They research their group and have a "tea party" in which they...
Breaking News English: Japan's Finance Minister Resigning
5th - 10th
In this Japan's finance minister resigning learning exercise, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer...
I Dream of Castles: A Comparative Study of Castles in Feudal Europe and Japan
7th - 11th
Students study castles of Japan while comparing and contrasting them with those of in Europe from the feudal era. They complete a unit of studies that includes reading, writing, Internet research, and critical thinking. They examine how...
The Declaration of War Against Japan and Just War Theory
9th - 12th
Learners examine the attack on Pearl Harbor and how it changed the history of the United States. After watching a video from "The War", they discuss the characteristics of a "just war" and identify the laws in international warfare. ...
The Bubble Economy and the Lost Decade
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Explore Japanese society and national identity. Class members share ideas about the Japanese economy and then investigate a series of resources, including an article, a film, a lecture, and a poem, to learn about Japan's Bubble Economy...
Writing Exercises: Japan and the Meiji Restoration II
8th - 10th
Critical thinking comes in many forms, one of which is written response. Learners compose three responses describing Japanese actions in Korea, forced open trade with the West, and the impact of Japanese Imperialism on relationships...
The “I” Novels in the Context of Early 20th-Century Japan
6th - 10th
Although this lesson plan covers the rather obscure topic of the Japanese "I-novel", it also includes a great deal of historical information and material for an in-depth discussion of universal literary concepts. Specifically, young...
Life in the Floating World: Ukiyo-e Prints and the Rise of the Merchant Class in Edo Period Japan
9th - 12th
Students explore Jananese history through the use of the woodblock print called "ukiyo-e" prints. The audience attracted to the prints, their interests and tastes as well as how the prints reflected the life of the merchant class is the...
Famous People of Japan: Literature, Politics, Film, Television, Sports, and the Imperial Family
6th - 8th
Pupils research biographical information about a famous Japanese, investigating how this person has impacted Japanese and American culture. Students then create an oral report and technological presentation based on the research.
Earthquakes Living Lab: Geology and Earthquakes in Japan
9th - 12th
Sometimes it seems as if earthquakes hit the same places over and over again. Class members study Japan in order to determine why earthquakes keep happening there. Pairs work together to research and try to determine whether there are...
Ethics of Dropping the Atomic Bombs on Japan
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Was the atomic bombing of Japan ethical? After crafting a personal journal response to the question, class members are assigned a position and provided with primary source documents that prepare them to engage in a "Structured Academic...
Modernization in Japan: Japan followed the model of Western powers by industrializing and expanding its foreign influence.
10th - 12th
Showcase the effects of modernization of Japan. This is a well-put-together resource, great for taking notes, and providing clear information. The class learns about open trade with Japan, the Meiji Era, the Sino-Japanese War, and...
Life in the Floating World: Ukiyo-e Prints And the Rise of the Merchant Class in Edo Period Japan
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.
Japan, Kabuki, and Bunraku: Crash Course Theater #23
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewKabuki and Bunraku may sound like new age exercise routines, but they're actually types of Japanese theater. An informational video describes the history of theater in Japan during the nineteenth century. The resource includes a...
Was the Use of the Atomic Bomb on Japan Justifiable?
9th - 11th
Intended as a discussion starter, this presentation poses the question, "Was the use of the atomic bomb on Japan justifiable?" Images of the key players and events are shown but there is very little text. Use this resource to get your...
The United States Demands that Japan Open Its Ports to Trade
10th - 12th
In the past, the United States demanded that Japan open its ports for trade. Your class can read the included passage to learn about Commodore Perry, Japanese treaties, and foreign trade policy. They read the passage, then answer 5...
How Is The Japan House Connected To Surrounding Communities and What Is Its Global Relevance?
9th - Higher Ed
Students explore the relations between JH and human communities. Students explore relations between JH and ecological communities and their impact on Japan. Students explore potential conflicts among the multiple meanings of JH.
Mongol Eurasia and Its Aftermath: 1200-1500
11th - Higher Ed
Are you teaching a unit on the Mongols and their conquest for power throughout Eurasia? Use this slideshow to note major events, key players, and effects of Mongol rule from 1200-1500 AD. Topics covered include nomadism, Mongol religion,...
Special Friends: Challenge Activities (Theme 9)
1st CCSS: Adaptable
Special Friends is the theme of a unit comprised of challenge activities for those who have already mastered the skills in the Houghton Mifflin unit Special Friends. Extended learning opportunities include writing an activity book, a...
A Comparative Bilingual Portfolio LessonAbout Japan and Latin America
10th - 12th
Students analyze issues and historical questions about Japan as they relate to similar events in Latin America. They use writing, reading, and comprehension skills in completing a research project. Students seek what is similar between...
Coming of Age Readings: Experiences in Korea and by Asians in America
8th - 12th
Bring multi-cultural experiences and literature into your language arts class with this lesson. Here, young readers explore the points of view of first and second-generation Asian immigrants with a list of various fiction and nonfiction...