Students students practice using chopsticks and play a game to improve skills. They discuss what they experience.
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You Eat With What? - Compare/Contrast Writing
Learners compare eating habits from Japan and America. In this multicultural instructional activity, students watch videos showing how the people in Japan eat. They practice eating snacks with a fork and with chopsticks.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Traveling on the Sea of Gold: An Adventure in Japan Through Literature
Students explore the geography and culture of Japan through the story "Sea of Gold" by Yoshiko Uchida. They draw a travel poster of Japan, label a map of Japan, use chopsticks to eat Cheerios, read and discuss various books about Japan,...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Disposables and Deforestation
Ever think about the impact those cool disposable chopsticks have on the environment? Read about a group of students in Beijing who created a forest using nothing but tossed out chopsticks. Find out how this artistic endeavor is making a...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History