ERIC Number: ED424133
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Tora no Maki. Lessons for Teaching about Contemporary Japan.
National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.
"Tora no Maki" or "Scroll of the Tiger" is a teacher's guide designed to aid in teaching appropriate standards for social studies content and skills, using a contemporary focus on Japan's culture and economy. The 19 lessons are divided into three grade levels: elementary school, middle school, and high school. Topics of the lessons include: classroom rules, geography, festivals and holidays, housing, trade relationships, spirituality, values, history, transportation, standards of living, working conditions and work ethic, agriculture, and demographics. Each lesson addresses specific National Council for the Social Studies Standards and lists objectives, time allotment, resources required, assessment, and primary source material. (KCM)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian History, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Geography, Global Education, Multicultural Education, National Standards, Social Studies, Teaching Guides
National Council for the Social Studies, 3501 Newark Street, NW, Washington, DC 20016; Tel: 202-966-7840.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Japan