ERIC Number: ED460901
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Children in Japan at Home and at School. For Students in Kindergarten-Second Grade. Instructional Materials about Japan (IMAJ).
Field, Sherry L.; Labbo, Linda D.
This manual provides accurate, up-to-date information about contemporary life in Japan and provides opportunities for students to develop cross-cultural awareness. The content of the lessons includes concepts traditionally taught in elementary school social studies programs. Lessons provide multiple opportunities for students to develop a variety of research and critical thinking skills. The manual is divided into seven topics with two to three lesson plans under each topic. Topics include: (1) "Introducing Japan"; (2) "Japan at Home"; (3) "Japan at Play"; (4) "Japan at School"; (5) "Japan at Meal Time"; (6) "Japan at Work"; and (7) "Japan on the Go." (EH)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian Studies, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Japanese Culture, Multicultural Education, Non Western Civilization, Primary Education, Social Studies
The Japan America Society of Georgia, 225 Peachtree Street, Suite 710 South Tower, Atlanta, GA 30303. Tel: 404-524-7399.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Japan Foundation, Tokyo. Center for Global Partnership.
Authoring Institution: Japan-America Society of Georgia, Atlanta.
Identifiers - Location: Japan