First graders learn about the traditional purpose of Japanese fans. They practice using two new brush strokes as they create nature-inspired fans, similar to those seen in Japan. A web link and basic background information is included.
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National Symbols of Japan: Cherry Blossom
Learners participate in a series of lessons that focus on the cherry blossom and its part in Japan and United States relations. They use a variety of media resources to gather information. The assessment is oral for lower grades. The...
K - 3rd Social Studies & History
Civil Rights in America
Civil Rights in America is the theme of this 2014 packet of materials prepared for Florida's Black History Month studies. Class members examine news reports and images of key civil rights leaders and events during the struggle for equal...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Create Your Own Kimono Doll Finger Puppet
Here is a really cute activity that could easily supplement any lesson on Japanese culture or literature. Included are the instructions for making a kimono finger puppet. The activity idea includes cultural reference links on the bottom...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Japanese American Baseball in the Camps
Students become aware of how Japanese Americans lived during World War II. In this lesson about baseball and how it affected Japanese Americans, students analyze the lives of these people. The lesson is divided into three parts where...
K - 2nd English Language Arts