Japan, Japanese Lesson Plans
Teaching Resource | Japan
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.
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.
- 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.
- Rice (Gohan)
Observations- The student estimates, observes, and records observations
of rice (known as 'gohan' in Japan) in two experiments and communicates
- Japanese Vocabulary Lists- These resources are super helpful when teaching students
Japanese vocabulary words. You will also find information about the language proficiency test and an active dictionary.
Wizard of Oz Visits Japan- Explain that real interest rates equal
the nominal rate of interest minus the expected rate of inflation.
to Japan: Which Way Do We Go?- Students determine Which Way Do We
Go? and explore various methods for measuring the distance between Florida
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
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.
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.