Students discuss ways people attempt to know their fortune. They study how in Japan people go to a shrine and get their fortunes. They write fortunes for their peers and share in an activity modeled on that of a Japanese Temple fortune.
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Gold Rush Boomtowns
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4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable