ERIC Number: ED359110
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Games, Learning Activities, Multicultural Education, Music Education, Social Studies, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Visual Arts, Writing Skills
Publications Manager, Social Studies Development Center, Indiana University, 2805 E. 10th Street, Suite 120, Bloomington, IN 47405 ($6 plus $2, handling and shipping).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: United States-Japan Foundation.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for United States-Japan Studies, Bloomington, IN.
Identifiers - Location: Japan