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New Review Japan in the World Since 1945
What have US-Japanese relations been like since the conclusion of World War II? Why do some commentators identify Japan's postwar years as a subordinate independence? Invite your young historians to research Japan's status in the world community following the end of an era of Japanese imperialism, as well as Japan's subsequent political and economic development as a nation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
THE OCCUPATION OF KOREA BY JAPANESE IMPERIALIST FORCES
Students read and respond to a history of Korea. In this occupation lesson, students work in groups to research the effects of Japanese occupation and create an illustrated timeline. Students listen to a lecture and write an acrostic. Students create and write a newspaper on the occupation of Korea by the Japanese from the point of view of various groups.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Writing Exercises: Imperialism I
Examine the impact of Imperialism in relation to power and industrialization. There are three short answer questions for critical thinkers to respond to in this handout. They'll describe the relationship between Imperialism and industrialization, Japanese Imperial Power, and the relationship between Imperialism and Nationalism.
7th - 9th Language Arts 11 Views 43 Downloads
America and the Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1933-1939
Students examine the U.S. stance regarding the Sino-Japanese conflict. In this diplomacy lesson, students analyze the sanctions employed by United States on Japan when they took over Manchuria. Students determine how actions by the United States may have contributed to ill feelings and ultimately led to the Pearl Harbor attack.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Japanese Poetry: Tanka? You're Welcome!
Students analyze Japanese tanka poetry. In this Japanese poetry lesson, students identify analyze the structure of tanka poetry. Students complete the activities at the given links for the lesson and compose two tanka poems.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 5 Views 16 Downloads
Feudal Powers in Japan
This is a traditional textbook chapter on feudal powers in Japan, which includes vocabulary, note-taking tips in the sidebar, main ideas, and follow-up assessment questions. It also incorporates opportunities for art analysis and geography skill building, and concludes with an in-depth look at the uniform of a Japanese samurai soldier.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 60 Views 63 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Coming of Age During Japanese Occupation: Richard E. Kim's Lost Names: Scenes from a Korean Boyhood
Explore the implications of the Japanese occupation of Korea during World War II. Learners read Lost Names: Scenes from a Korean Boyhood, participate in classroom discussions about the novel and keep journals in which they respond to comprehension and higher-level questions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
The Japanese Empire: The Beginning
Ninth graders explore empires by researching Japan's history. In this Japanese research lesson, 9th graders discuss the history of Japan and the elements of World War II that caused Japan to become an enemy of the United States. Students collaborate in pairs and create either a PowerPoint presentation, poster or rap about a specific Japanese related topic.
9th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Japanese Music Study
Gagaku is music traditionally played in the Japanese imperial courts of long ago. Learners listen to this and other traditional Japanese music to gain an understanding of culture and music history. They work to identify Japanese instruments and musical styles.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 13 Downloads
Modern Korean/Japanese Geopolitical Conflicts
Students explore the concept of geopolitical conflicts. In this Korean and Japanese relations lesson plan, students investigate the history of conflict between the nations. Students compose essays using their findings.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Japanese Empire and Culture in World War II
Students complete this instructional activity before visiting the National Museum of the Pacific War. They student examples of major empires and conclude what the effects of imperialism are on societies. They look at examples of art and architecture from selected cultures.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Writing Exercises: Japan and the Meiji Restoration II
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 between Japan and its neighbors.
8th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
Traditional Japanese Dance
Students study introductory history and cultural purposes of selected Japanese dance forms. They analyze the philosophical beliefs, social systems, and movement norms that influence the function and role of Japanese dance in the lives of its people.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 26 Downloads
March First Independence Movement
Young scholars study the pro-independence movement of 1919 in Korea. In this Korean history lesson, students investigate the implications of Japanese occupation of Korea and create posters that feature the essence of the Korean pro-independence movement of 1919.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Japanese History and Philosophy - Meiji Economics 14
Tenth graders become familiar with the effects on society during the Mejii period. In this Japanese industrial revolution lesson, 10th graders research and answer critical thinking questions related to the Mejii period in Japan.
10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
The "New" European Imperialism
Discuss European Imperialism using this resource. This is an online world history worksheet. Learners answer 20 questions regarding the new European Imperialism using drop-down menus to select their answers for each question. They can submit their answers to be scored.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 179 Downloads
The Japanese Occupation of Korea: 1910-1945
Students examine the implications of the Japanese occupation of Korea then and today. In this Korean history lesson, students read 2 handouts regarding the occupation and respond to discussion questions that ask them to consider the cultural clash that erupted in the occupation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads