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49 resources with the keyterm Japanese

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Music of Japan

For Teachers 7th - 9th
My, how Japan has changed! From Hogaku to karaoke, this slide show provides an overview of the culture, instruments, and periods of transition through Japanese music. Here you will find 21 text-rich slides which are great for note taking.
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Kamishibai Stories

For Teachers K - 8th
Learners explore kamishibai stories, Japanese stories told through illustrated picture cards, and become familiar with their form. Afterward, they develop their own illustrated kamishibai story. Students discuss the process of drawing,...
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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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Telling Time as an Everyday Use of Numbers

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
How can we estimate time? Have your young mathematicians make a clock. Then they compare and contrast types of clocks. They practice writing times in two different ways and make a book about telling time.
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Haiku: Observation and Writing in the Japanese Garden

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Young scholars observe a Botanical Gardens. Upon returning to the classroom, students write their own Haiku based on their observations.
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Dr. Moku's Hiragana Mnemonics

For Students 4th - 12th
What do repulsive reptiles and a farting cow have to do with hiragana? Find out as you master the basics of hiragana quickly and easily. Each syllable is paired with an image and a sentence designed to stick in your mind. You won't be...
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Visiting Tokyo Disneyland

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students plan a trip to Disneyland in Tokyo. They read the read the research website in Japanese and create a poster in katakana.
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1,000 Cranes Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students improve their motor skills through cafeful folding, a discipline necessary in the practice of origami. They develop multicultural awareness by exploring Japanese history. Students improve their ability to follow directions...
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Japanese Internment Camps of WWII

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the effects of the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. In this US History lesson, 11th graders analyze primary source photographs in order to understand the daily life of the Japanese in the camps.  Students explore...
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Pearl Harbor "And still we never suspected a thing"

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study the events of Pearl Harbor.  In this American History lesson, 11th graders research the countries of the Pacific ocean.  Students analyze political cartoons. 
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Knowing your family's story......why it matters

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the impact of the Japanese Internment Camps.  In this US History lesson, 11th graders read excerpts from the story Hidden Memory.  Students conduct interviews of older people to find out what they knew about the...
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Breezy Windsock

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students discuss the wind-- what causes it, how it is used, and how it affects the weather. They list ways they know that air is moving, such as feeling it on their skin or watching a flag blow in the breeze. Students research the...
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The Way We Are

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students visit a website to examine a typical Japanese high school student's life. They answer questions about their own personal interests, list their favorite school subjects, answer questions about the website, and e-mail a Japanese...
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Japanese-Inspired Sea Animals

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the Japanese influence on Cincinnati artist Maria Longworth Nichols Storer, by examining her metal works, Basket and Chalice. They research a sea creature using nonfiction books or Internet resources. Students write a...
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Principles of Design (Flowers)

For Teachers Higher Ed
Explore the art of floral design throughout history with these detailed slides. Information is provided about the use and design of fresh flowers in cultures such as Egyptian, European, and Asian. Images to demonstrate these floral...
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GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students engage in a video activity to research the effects of war upon the Japanese to live in the world after World War II. They answer specific questions in order to complete the unit.
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Are We Americans Again? A Portrait of Japanese American Internment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study American citizens, specifically Estelle Ishigo, who were forced to live in relocation centers during World War II. Using primary sources, students describe the internees' experiences during and after internment. They...
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Learning Experience Module

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Young scholars examine the internment of the Japanese during World War II. Students discover how the federal government responds to a crisis. Young scholars are to create their own political cartoon making a connection between Japanese...
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Do You Karaoke?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders discuss their hobbies and leisure activities, comparing them with activities of people in Japan. Pupils create stories that compare and contrast the leisure time activities of people in the two cultures. They describe...
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Writer's Notebook and Haiku

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students, after viewing various examples from students around the world, as well as writing in their Writer's Notebook, create, compose and revise a Haiku poem that sketches a "snapshot" or image in time. They incorporate the theme or...
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Healthy Living: Diversity of Learners

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students are drawn to those activities that are in line with their individual intelligences. They use classroom computers to find fruits and their names in other languages. Once a fruit is identified, students practice saying the name of...
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Tolerance in Times of Trial

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students view the treatment of people of Japanese and German descent during World War II. They explore the problems in assigning blame to populations during times of war. They identify modern examples of discrimination and stereotyping.
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Beauty Behind Barbed Wire

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the issue of racism against the Japanese during the start of World War II. They use the artwork of Estelle Ishigo to create context for the instructional activity and see how it provides a look into the life she...
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Turning the Tide in the Pacific, 1941-1943

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students analyze the Japanese strategy for the Pacific and compare it to the Allied strategy. They identify on a map the sites that were important the early war in the Pacific, and identify key military engagements.