Students analyze the Japanese Tea Ceremony through in-class discussion and research. This lesson can be expanded to two or more days and can include a recreation of a Japanese Tea Ceremony.
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Fourth of July (Grades 3-5)
Bring history to life for your young scholars with a Fourth of July lesson series. After a class reading of the Declaration of Independence, students translate this pivotal document into layman's terms before working in small groups to...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Japan Teacher Implementation Plan/ Japanese Culture
Students in a variety of activities in order to appreciate the culture of Japan. The primary assessments are an art project and a written report. This lesson is extremely helpful because it includes the rubric for both projects.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Concepts of Beauty Put Into Words
Studying haiku poetry with your English class? Delving into Japanese history with your world history class? Here is an authentic and creative way to explore Japanese culture more deeply. Pupils will compare and contrast two tea caddies...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review The History of Tea
The mythical story of Shennong, the Chinese inventor of agriculture, introduces a video that traces the history of tea, the various methods of brewing, and the wars sparked by the attempts to prevent the spread of tea growing.
5 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable