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ERIC Number: ED359110
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 117
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Modern Japan: An Idea Book for K-12 Teachers. [Revised.]
Bernson, Mary Hammond; Goolian, Betsy
This collection of supplementary lessons about Japan is organized into four sections: writing skills; visual arts; games, music, and other arts; and social studies. Each lesson lists appropriate grade level, objective, materials needed, time required, and procedure. The following titles from each section are representative of the lessons: Writing Skills: Descriptive writing, Writing Japanese stories, Hiroshima--introduction to a unit; Visual Arts: Duruma-San, Kokeshi dolls, What is a Japanese family crest?; Games, Music and Other Arts: National anthem of Japan, Japanese folktales; Social Studies: Geography of Japan, Ethnocentrism, Washington's trade with Japan. This guide also includes tips on Japanese pronunciation and a list of selected resources for teaching about Japan. (DB)
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: United States-Japan Foundation.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for United States-Japan Studies, Bloomington, IN.
Identifiers - Location: Japan