ERIC Number: ED261970
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Suggestions, Resources and Activities for Teaching about Japan.
Thomas, Paul F.
This teacher resource packet contains a total of 28 modules for teaching about Japan at the elementary and secondary level. Activities on the Japanese family appropriate for grade 1 focus on similarities and differences, family size, family needs, and family roles. Grade 2 lessons look at the school, neighborhood, roles of children in the community, and community services. Grade 6 activities consider family roles, Japanese education, the work ethic, social problems, religion, economy, and nationalism. Grade 9 activities include lessons on Japan's physical geography, and industrialization. Grade 11 activities concern overpopulation, government, work ethic, and the status of women. Each lesson plan contains a listing of concepts and skills addressed, procedure, resources needed, and lesson length. Handouts, including charts and graphs, are included. (LP)
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Community Characteristics, Community Relations, Cross Cultural Studies, Economics, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Life, Foreign Countries, Foreign Culture, Grade 1, Grade 11, Grade 2, Grade 6, Grade 9, History, Instructional Materials, International Relations, International Trade, Learning Activities, Social Problems
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Victoria Univ. (British Columbia).
Identifiers - Location: Japan