Students create their own kimono design after researching the history, tradition, and techniques of kimono design and production. This art lesson can be connected easily to the Language Arts and/or Social Sciences.
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Reel to Real: Adapting Macbeth Throne of Blood
It's a tale of life, retold by a genius, full of sound and fury. Akira Kurosawa's Throne of Blood takes center stage in a resource that spotlights how the director adapted the characters and themes in Shakespeare's Macbeth to Japanese...
9th - Higher Ed English Language Arts 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
Saris, Kimonos, Tagas and Smocks: Exploring Clothing Across Cultures
High schoolers explore via the internet all types of clothing around the world. Students discuss that the way people dress is an important means of expressing identity. High schoolers collaborate via Internet research the social purposes...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Discovering Japan Through Cooperative Research
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...
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable