Do the Research! Japan
In this research worksheet, learners use the Internet or other sources to do research about Japan. Students then answer 4 short essay questions.
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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
Third graders explore their culture in comparison to Japanese culture by reading the book, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes. They identify islands of Japan, create a Venn diagram comparing Japanese culture to American culture, and...
3rd English Language Arts
Prove It: Japan - Fact Or Fiction?
Students use the encyclopedias to prove or correct statements drawn from a mystery box, which are based on Japan vocabulary words. Students orally present their statements as true, or give corrected versions based on their research. This...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
Washington's Cherry Trees: A Gift from Japan
Students work in groups to create publicity brochures for a tour of the Washington Basin during the Cherry Blossom Festival. Groups design, illustrate and include research information in their brochure. Research includes history of the...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
How My Parents Learned to Eat
Learners identify popular foods in Japan. In this social studies instructional activity, students read the story How My Parents Learned to Eat and discuss ways that the Japanese eat their food. Learners research popular foods in Japan.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History