All About Japanese Series

- This lesson series looks at all aspects of Japan.
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Japan's Geography

- This lesson set looks at climate and life.
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Japan, Japanese Lesson Plans

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  • America and the Sino-Japanese Conflict- Explain why Japan went to war against China during the 1930s
  • Asia Rising- Following devastating wars, Japan and Korea slowly begin to reconstruct their economies. By keeping tight control of economic growth and tailoring that growth to cultural values, both governments orchestrate phenomenal rises to economic success.
  1. Attack on Hiroshima and Nagasaki- Students hear a story about the atomic bombing of Japan and write an editorial about the event from the perspective of either a Japanese or an American.
  2. Do You Haiku? We Do!- Have you ever used Math to write poetry? Try your hand at it by writing Haiku, a form of Japanese poetry.
  3. Ending the War against Japan: Science, Morality, and the Atomic Bomb- This 5-day unit of study seeks to go beyond the well-worn question, "Should the atomic bomb have been dropped on Japan?"
  4. Japanese Culture Lesson Series
  5. Japan's Mark On The World Series
  6. Mao Zedong and Tokugawa Ieyasu Series
  7. Overview of Japan Lesson Series
  8. Physical Aspects Of Japan Lesson Series
  9. Not Just Sushi: An Adventure in Japanese Culture for Sixth-Grade Learners- The goal of this Web site is to have students explore the various kinds of foods eaten in Japan via a WebQuest.
  10. Research and Multimedia on Medieval Japan- In groups of 3-4, students will use the Internet to research aspects of Medieval Japan.
  11. Rice (Gohan) Observations- The student estimates, observes, and records observations of rice (known as 'gohan' in Japan) in two experiments and communicates the results.
  12. The Wizard of Oz Visits Japan- Explain that real interest rates equal the nominal rate of interest minus the expected rate of inflation.
  13. Traveling to Japan: Which Way Do We Go?- Students determine Which Way Do We Go? and explore various methods for measuring the distance between Florida and Japan.
  14. Where Is Japan? How Far Is That?- Students use literature and hands-on activities with maps and globes to understand distance and tools used to measure distance.
  15. Where Is Japan? How Are We Alike and Different?- Students use literature, maps, and globes to understand how physical environments in various parts of the world are similar to and different from one's own, and that certain areas have common characteristics and can be called regions.
  16. Where Is Japan? What Direction Is It?- Students use literature and manipulatives to understand that maps and globes represent real places, the cardinal directions, and the hemispheres. Selected countries will be located on a map and globe. This lesson plan is for three days of instruction.

Japanese Culture Lesson Series

- Worksheets and lessons on modern Japanese life. Very detailed.

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Japan's Mark On The World

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