ERIC Number: ED424148
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Tora no Maki II. Lessons for Teaching about Contemporary Japan.
National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.; ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Bloomington, IN.
"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. Topics of the 22 lessons include: group culture, school population, economics, geography, the Internet, family values, Japanese gardens, food, business, stereotypes, transportation, calligraphy, teenage lifestyles, cities, the peace movement, and the environment. Each lesson addresses specific National Council for the Social Studies standards and lists recommended grade level (elementary school, middle school, or high school), objectives, time allotment, resources required, assessment, primary source material, and supplemental resources. (KCM)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian History, Economics, 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
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.; ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Bloomington, IN.
Identifiers - Location: Japan