ERIC Number: ED426917
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching East Asia: China, Japan, Korea. Lesson Plans for Middle School Teachers. Volume I.
Aiken, Geoff; Benton, Susan; Duvall, James; Eltzroth, Diane; Hooyberg, Astrid; Keim, Marilee; Norris, Elizabeth; Smith, Peggy; Vogel, Kathy; Williams, Steven
This volume contains 40 lesson plans that were written for middle school teachers to help students learn about East Asia. The lessons are organized across five themes: (1) "People, Places & Environment"; (2) "Technology, Production, Distribution & Consumption"; (3) "Cultures, Continuity, Change"; (4) Institutions, Power & Government"; and (5) "Indiana & Global Connections." The themes involve several areas of study including, geography, economics, history, anthropology, archeology, citizenship and government, and world cultures. Each lesson plan states the purpose, theme, suggested time, key vocabulary and concepts, materials needed, initiation, development, and key questions. Two appendices conclude the volume. The first appendix contains maps of China, Japan, the Korean Peninsula, Taiwan and the entire continent of Asia. The second appendix contains a list of all lessons arranged by topic. The topics are listed as: (1) "Activities"; (2) "The Global Economy; (3) "Human Rights"; (4) "Lifestyles and Social Institutions"; and (5) "The Natural World." (LB)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Archaeology, Area Studies, Citizenship, Cultural Awareness, Economics Education, Foreign Countries, Geographic Concepts, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Lesson Plans, Middle School Teachers, Middle Schools, Social Studies
Indiana University, East Asian Studies Center, Memorial Hall, W207, Bloomington, IN, 47405; Tel: 800-441-3272 (Toll-Free) ($10).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Indiana Humanities Council, Indianapolis.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. East Asian Studies Center.
Identifiers - Location: Asia