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Open-ended dialogue and guiding questions lead children through a discussion about the relationship between physical objects and personal identity. They analyze the work of two contemporary Japanese artists who have use their mediums to express feelings of home.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Our Family and Other Families: Using Totoro to Teach Family Structure
What do families around the world have in common? Explore this theme through the popular animated film My Neighbor Totoro by Hayao Miyazaki. Over the course of two days, pupils view the film, pausing to discuss their own families and the family relationships they observe in the movie.
4th - 6th Language Arts 9 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Russian Revolution
Well, well, we have come to the very interesting topic of the Russian Revolution. A highly-engaging slide show tells the tales of Lenin, Nicolas II, Alexandra and Rasputin, and the double revolutions of 1917. World War I and the move to a Soviet Union is fully described as well.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 39 Views 47 Downloads
The Pillow Book by Sei Shonagon
First drafted in the year 996, The Pillow Book contains reflections of those met by a lady-in-waiting in the Japanese court. A brief summary, historical context, and discussion questions are provided on the first two pages. Then, two lessons are described.
11th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
KOREAN TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS
Students identify and evaluate Korea's role in inventions in Asia. In this Korean Invention lesson plan, students complete a chart of innovations and discuss where they are from. Students read about Korean inventions and complete a chart. Students discuss their findings and create a timeline of Korean inventions.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Japanese Empire and Culture in World War II
Students complete this lesson 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
Who Were the Dissidents?
Learners discover how Japanese dissidents spoke out against the injustice practiced in Imperial Japan. For this Japanese history lesson, students listen to a lecture about the silent dissidents in the nation prior to World War II and the role they played in their government.
9th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Social and Cultural Scene
Ninth graders examine the Imperial Era of Japan. In this World History lesson, 9th graders address the social and cultural aspects or history. students are given various true incidents and should understand that personal stories improve knowledge.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Korea - Japan Colonizes Korea
Ninth graders examine the connection between the Russo-Japanese War and Japan's annexation of Korea. They write a petition to President Teddy Roosevelt presenting the potential impact of supporting Japan in 1905 and encouraging a different course of action.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Patriotism Reflected in Art and Literature (part A)
Students explore pre-World War II Japanese art. In this patriotism lesson, students analyze Eternal Fuji and Red Sun by Yokoyama Taikan. Students discuss the techniques used to create the painting as well as the symbolism behind it. Students then create their own patriotic drawings.
9th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
East Timor: The World's Newest Country
This isn't just a hand-out or a reading passage; it's more like a mini book on the history, colonization, independence, and culture of the South East Asian country of Timor. There are extensive readings and discussion questions for learners to address.
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 14 Views 20 Downloads
RASHMON AND OTHER STORIES (1915)
Students examine Akutagawa Ryunosuke and several of his literary works. They discuss each of the works in detail focusing on the culture of Japan. They apply their knowledge by writing a comparable story based on contemporary events.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Lesson Plan for Japan
The effect of cultural beliefs on the progress and industrialization of a society is an interesting idea to consider, and this is certainly true in this lesson on feudal Japan. Your young historians will read informational texts on samurai and their use of Bushido, and then discuss how perhaps these beliefs and those of China may have contributed to one country's superior advancements and industrialization.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 39 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Japanese Modernization and Imperialism
Students examine the period in which Japan ended its isolationism with the rest of the world. Using the internet, they identify the reasons why Japan occupied and annexed Korea along with the country's reasons for going to war with China and Russia.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 50 Downloads
Feudal Powers in Japan
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, Buddhism, Heian Period, and early Japan.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 23 Downloads