Make a Temple Book or Japanese Screen

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The piece Mount Fuji and the Beach at Miho is the inspiration for an art-based social studies lesson sure to excite young learners. They first discuss the travelers of the Edo period and the concept of pilgrimage. They then explore the art and purpose of temple books or Japanese screens. They make miniature Japanese-style story screens that describe a journey they have made. This lesson truly integrates art.

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Pros

  • Printable materials are included with the lesson
  • The lesson could be easily be adapted to fit either social studies or arts curriculum
Cons

  • None