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Tree of Cranes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Conduct a literature study in order to review the sequence of a story with an ELD class. Here, middle schoolers read the story and practice the skill of summary in order to increase reading comprehension and writing skills. Allen Say's...
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The “I” Novels in the Context of Early 20th-Century Japan

For Teachers 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...
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Creating Scrolls Based on the illustrated TALE OF GENJI

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students identify formal elements that characterize the scroll, work in a variety of media, from traditional to digital, to create their own scrolls, work into digital printout with at least two media, and engage in meaningful critiques...
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The Tale of Genji

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study The Tale of the Genji. In this world history lesson, 6th graders read part of a Japanese story written 1000 years ago and dramatize it.
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Yokai Attack

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore East Asian literature. In this language arts instructional activity, 8th graders read Yokai Attack and select 1 of 4 activities to complete regarding the book.
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Haiku and Beyond: Exploring Genres of Japanese Literature

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders compare and contrast the literature of Japan as they study the culture, history and geography of the island nation. They read various genres of literature, describe geographic and landform features of Japan, and find...
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???The Hell of Mirrors??? by Edogawa Rampo

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners read and analyze the story "The Hell of Mirrors," by Edogawa Rampo. They watch a video excerpt, answer discussion questions, construct a periscope, complete handouts, define key vocabulary terms, take a quiz, and write a book...
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Exploring Japan Through Learning Centers

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learners explore the Japanese culture and literature through various learning centers. They compare and contrast story details in two stories and complete a Venn diagram. After comparing the stories, they rotate to different centers and...
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Encounter with a Skull (Tae dokuro, 1890)

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students read and analyze a short story by Koda Rohan. They conduct research, read and discuss a biography of the author, identify examples of Japanese and Buddhist symbolism in the story, and write an original story.
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"In a Grove" and "Rashomon" by Akutagawa

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students read and analyze the short stories, "In a Grove," and "Rashomon," by Akutagawa. They discuss the samurai warrior culture, watch a short video, take a quiz, participate in whole-group discussions, identify similes and metaphors,...