Japanese Imperialism Teacher Resources
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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
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 71 Views 73 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 14 Views 47 Downloads
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
Changing Times, Changing Styles: New Japanese Literary Styles of the Late Nineteenth Century
Focusing on Doppo's "Unforgettable People" and late nineteenth century Japanese literature, this resource also leads to discussions of form being dictated by content. Explore the development of new literary styles first-hand by attempting to describe a work of contemporary art and then launch into a more focused discussion of Doppo's style.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
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, students investigate the history of conflict between the nations. Students compose essays using their findings.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 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
Imperialism Old and New
If your really want your history class to know everything about old and new imperialism, look no further. This 58-slide presentation depicts, describes, and explains everything from 19th Century expansion and the Congress of Berlin to the Russo-Japanese War and the Boxer Rebellion.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 38 Downloads
Chapter 26: The New Power Balance 1850-1900
Trace the industrial changes and shifts in world power occurring between 1850 and 1900. This is an extensive, well-organized, and complete look at the social and political events leading up to the turn of the century. A great resource to set the stage for American industrialization, WWI, and WWII.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 34 Downloads
Akutagawa Ryunosuke and the Taisho Modernists
Japan's Taisho Period was a time when authors like Akutagawa and other Japanese modernists began to experiment with point of view and literary form, making the literature produced during this time period a natural choice for teaching these concepts in your ELA classroom.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 6 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
March First Independence Movement
Students 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
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
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 29 Views 182 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 plan, 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
JAPANESE COLONIALISM IN KOREA 1910-1945
Students analyze documents ranging from poetry to policy to determine the changes in Korea during its occupation. In this Japanese Colonialism lesson, students listen to a lecture, read documents and write responses analyzing the text. Students write an essay discussing the impact of Japanese occupation on Korean economy, politics, and society.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Lost Names: Scenes From a Korean Boyhood,
What a great resource to share! Based on the book Lost Names by Richard Kim, this valuable lesson focuses on the Japanese occupation of Korea during WWII. Additionally, it employs first-person journaling as a mode of understanding themes in the book.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads