First graders explore what life in Japan is like including, home and daily life, food and eating customs, school life, games and sports, holiday customs, and religion.
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Arthur’s World Neighborhood: Bibliography for Kids
Support young learners as they expand their cultural awareness with this list of children's literature on countries from around the globe. Including both fictional and non-fictional texts. This resource will help students across the...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Celebrate Children: A Study of Japanese Children's Festivals
Introduce Japanese culture through an exploration of 2 children's holidays. Young learners anticipate symbols for the holidays after looking at children's books' illustrations. They make a traditional carp kite and read a Carp for Kimiko...
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Lesson: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Attention to Detail
After a quick warm up activity, learners get ready to use their keen observation skills to examine an ornate Japanese pencil box. They discuss the artistry, skills, and story of the box, paying close attention to details. They then...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Comparing Cultures: Hawaii and Japan
Children around the world may have cultural differences, yet it is an important reminder that they also have many similarities! Designed for a class of first-graders in Hawaii, this library research project has learners compare and...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts