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WWII - Tensions Rise in Pacific

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Although the United States suspected an early attack on Hawaii from the Japanese military, Franklin D. Roosevelt feared what increasing Japan's power would do. Watch the tension rise between Japan, China, and the United States.
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Giant Japanese Salamanders

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A National Geographic clip of the giant Japanese salamanders gives viewers a fantastic look at this unique creature. Once nearly extinct, the giant salamander can reach up to five feet in length and over 80 pounds! Watch this video for...
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WWII - Japan Invades Philippines

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Although Japan had already attacked the United States through Pearl Harbor, it was really the attack on the Philippines that struck the United States and their assets the hardest. Watch the Allied Troops fall back as the Japanese...
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WWII - Japan Bombs Pearl Harbor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"...December 7, 1941-a day that will live in infamy." After Japan's bombing of Pearl Harbor, the United States jumped full force into World War II, declaring war on Japan.
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Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After 43 seconds of falling, a chemical reaction began in the bomb falling over Hiroshima. Within another few seconds, tens of thousands of Japanese civilians were incinerated, ripped apart, and left to die in their decimated city....
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Add a Little Art to Your Math

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Origami presents a beautiful way to express and test geometric and algebraic concepts.
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Discovering Japan Through Cooperative Research

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Search a variety of sources to create a multimedia or book project about Japan. Learners use the independent investigation method to plan and conduct research about Japan. They use the information they discover to create a computer book...
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Hamlet Meets Chushingura: Traditions of the Revenge Tragedy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read texts, view film and video and conduct research in an analysis and comparison of Shakespeare's "Hamlet" and the Kabuki piece "Chushingura". They focus their analysis on the theme of revenge.
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Ukiyoe

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
What is Ukiyo-e? It is a type of art originated in Japan. Watch this video to learn more about this beautiful art form.
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Intro to Japanese Religion

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Shinto and Buddhism are two Japanese religions introduced in this short video. Author, Rushton Hurley, describes the differences between the two religions with fantastic visuals.
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How a Tsunami Forms

For Teachers 6th - 9th
This kid knows his stuff. A middle schooler explains the five-step process that occurs as a tsunami forms. He relates his tsunami research to the events that occurred in Japan in 2011. The question he poses can be discussed by you class....
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Origins of World War I, Part 1/2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Watch Germany's rise to power and the struggle that ignited between the world powers in Europe. Stills, maps, and political cartoons are provided to help build context for the pre-war era. This is video two of two.
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WWII - Japan Invades China

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In 1937, Japan invaded China, wreaking havoc by raping thousands of Chinese women and burying innocent civilians alive. Watch disturbing footage of Japan's destructive army, and learn about the mutually beneficial relationship Hitler and...
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The Bubble Economy and the Lost Decade

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Explore Japanese society and national identity. Class members share ideas about the Japanese economy and then investigate a series of resources, including an article, a film, a lecture, and a poem, to learn about Japan's Bubble Economy...
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Act it Out: Dramatizing Asian American Stories

For Teachers K - 12th
Read and act out folktales, fairy tales, or myths from various Asian American cultures with your class. Each group reads a story aloud and then works together to create a short play or skit about the story. Suggestions for stories are...
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Lesson: The Significance of Symbols in Japan

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A fabulous Samurai suit of armor is the inspiratoin for a creative reseach project and presentation. Kids research the symbols found on the Samurai armor, describing the symbols meaning or significance in Japanses culture. 
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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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What's In a Name?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore the relationship between names and certain cultures and locations. In this identity lesson, students create family migration or immigration maps. Learners read excerpts from When My Name was Keoko and Lost Names: Scenes...
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Carp Streamer

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students use the internet to research Children's Day in Japan. In groups, they examine the symbols on the streamers placed outside of families homes. To end the lesson, they design their own carp streamers and hang it from the classroom...
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Oh, What A Day

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students listen as the teacher reads A Country Far Away. They predict what they will do and what they think their partner student will be doing. Students create a KWL chart for Japan. They collect information about their activities on an...
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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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Japan: Traditions and Culture

For Teachers 4th
A series of four activities explores Japanese culture and traditions. Learners participate in a re-enacted tea ceremony; examine sketches of Asian figures by Canadian artist Robert Harris, discuss symbols, investigate Japanese mon, and...
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Lost Names: Scenes From a Korean Boyhood,

For Teachers 8th - 10th
What a great resource to share! Based on the book Lost Names by Richard Kim, this valuable instructional activity focuses on the Japanese occupation of Korea during WWII. Additionally, it employs first-person journaling as a mode of...
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Writing Exercises: Early Japan I

For Students 7th - 9th
Consider the factors and outcomes of societal changes that occurred during the Japanese Feudal period. Critical thinkers use what they know to answer three short essay questions. This helpful worksheet is a great tool for building...