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171 reviewed resources for japanese poetry

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Japanese Poetry: Tanka? You're Welcome!

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students analyze Japanese tanka poetry. In this Japanese poetry instructional activity, students identify analyze the structure of tanka poetry. Students complete the activities at the given links for the instructional activity and...
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How to Write a Tanka Poem

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Take your haikus to the next level with tanka poems, another form of Japanese poetry that regulates the length and rhythm of each line by syllables. Young writers read the explanation, examples, and tips for tanka poems before writing...
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Japanese Poetry: Tanka? You're Welcome!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore tanka, a form of Japanese poetry. They read and analyze tankas to determine the structure and intent, and compose a traditional and a non-traditional tanka.
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Japanese Internment--How Point of View Influences Attitude

For Teachers 11th
How does background and experience influence one's point of view? Dwight Okita's famous poem about the Japanese internment is the text used to explore this essential question. Class members study primary documents to gain the necessary...
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Exploring Selected Haiku by Issa

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
If your class doesn't know what a haiku is, show them two examples from the Japanese poet Issa (both included here), and have them make some observations. How long are they? What is the structure? A video and a list of questions help...
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Tanka

For Students 3rd - 7th
The Tanka, another fix from of Japanese poetry, is featured in the final exercise in a 10-part series of poetry writing activities.
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The End of World War II: Pearl Harbor, Japanese Internment Camps, and the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The end of World War II saw major events that would forever change the global landscape and international relations. Using a fantastic PowerPoint presentation and several primary source documents, your learners will discuss the bombing...
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Thanksgiving Poetry Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 5th
Students use the Tanka form of Japanese poetry to write a Thanksgiving poem. In this Japanese poetry lesson plan, students review a Tanka style poem and compose an original poem about Thanksgiving. Students will also write an Acrostic poem.
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Write a Tanka Poem

For Students 6th
In this Tanka poem worksheet, 6th graders analyze a Tanka poem for number of syllables and content parameters, then write one about a journey, real or imagined using the 6 step writing process.
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Japanese Internment

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students visit Japanese internment camps. In this World War II activity, students examine photographs from the internment camps and use them to imagine what it must have been like to live in the camps. Students write poems, letters, or...
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Poetry In Motion

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read and analyze poetry and examine the process of writing poetry. They read and analyze the poem "From a Railway Carriage" by Robert Louis Stevenson, and answer comprehension questions. They identify the similes,...
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Conversation Poetry: Using Two Voices

For Teachers 4th - 6th
After learners listen to the poems "Voice and "Wings" and "Morning Song," they discuss the common elements of two-voice poetry. They then write original conversation poems using these as models. To strengthen their understanding of point...
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Suggestion, Form, and Meaning: Exploring Japanese Poetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the art of Japanese poetry. In this poetry lesson, students explore the suggestion, form, and meaning of Katauta, Mondi and Sedoka poetry. Students write their own poetry using one of the studied forms.
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The Art and History of Japanese Calligraphy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Chinese and Japanese calligraphy is beautiful and significant in both culture and tradition. Engage your class in this expressive fine art form through a lesson on using, holding, and creating brush strokes common to Japanese writing...
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Exploring Selected Haiku by Issa

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore poetry by Issa. In this haiku lesson, students discuss and list the attributes of Japanese haiku as the read poetry by Issa. Students write their own haiku following the criteria presented.
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Japanese Poetry: Tanka? You're Welcome!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the structure and content of the Tanka form and to arrive at a definition of the structure in English. They analyze a tanka to determine its structure and intent and compose two Tanka; one in traditional form and one...
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Puzzling Poetry

For Students 6th - 7th
In this language arts worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle. Clues refer to types of poetry such as ballad, chant, couplet, clerihew, limerick and tanka.
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The Poetry of Chinoiserie

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students examine the works of art incorporated in Asian export objects and respond to them using Japanese haiku poems. In this haiku poems lesson plan, students analyze a still life painting and the images represented in it. Students...
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Say Hi to Haibun Fun

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Japanese writing form of Haibun. They identify the elements of Japanese prose and poetry, analyze a haibun for writing devices, complete a graphic organizer, and compose an original haibun as a form of journal keeping.
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Developing Writing Skills Through Japanese Folk Music

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students listen to Japanese folk songs to get inspired to create a writing piece about Japan.  In this writing lesson plan, students use primary and secondary sources to add information about Japan. 
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Haiku

For Students 3rd - 7th
The haiku, one of the most popular fixed forms, is the subject of this writing activity, the seventh in a series of ten poetry exercises.
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A Journey To Japan Through Poetry

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders gain an appreciation for writing, analyzing, reading and listening to poetry, viewing poems as a motivation for studying Japanese culture and tradition. They study and create their own haiku and tanka poems with illustrations.
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You Too Can Haiku

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore the country of Japan. In this international studies lesson, students utilize their geography skills to locate Japan on a map. Students explore some Japanese customs and communities. Students use descriptive language to...
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Lesson: Creating With A Purpose

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Discovering the creative process can be done through critical analysis. Upper graders examine a hand -carved Shinto Deity, discussing purpose, technique, and artistic expression. They then read a poem about the creative process. and...

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