ERIC Number: ED460902
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Picturing Life in Japan. For Students in Grades Three through Five. 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 four lesson plans under each topic. Topics include: (1) "Geography of Japan"; (2) "Contemporary Life in Japan"; (3) "Arts and Recreation in Japan"; (4) "Language in Japan"; (5) "Social Organization in Japan"; (6) "Economics in Japan"; and (7) "Education in Japan." (EH)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian Studies, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Instructional Materials, Japanese Culture, Multicultural Education, Non Western Civilization, 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