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Facts about Japan - Reading Guide

Facts about Japan - Reading Guide

This Reading Guide for students to complete while learning about the country of Japan. The article is 15 pages long and is a nice straightforward summary with lots of visuals. The guide is a PDF. The article is hyperlinked in the guide title for easy access, as well as included as a PDF to print. ☀☀☀ PLEASE FOLLOW ME FOR NEW PRODUCT UPDATES ☀☀☀
sasrozmaka
Discover Japan - Printable Worksheet

Discover Japan - Printable Worksheet

Let's go around the world! Konnichiwa Japan! With this 3-pager you will enjoy fun exercises - reading, writing, conversation and learning games are all included for your perfect English and beginner-geography class.
ATW100
Travel Brochure Unit - Japan

Travel Brochure Unit - Japan

Included in this bundle is a unit overview (with key activities stated), an exemplar for a Japan brochure piece of assessment, a PPT, and three of the key handouts created for this unit. It was designed for a low level Year 8 class, with students who had difficulty working in a school setting. It is a short unit (we had two lessons a week with this class), but could be extended. Assessment task sheet not included. There is no Japanese language elements to this unit - it is focused solely on culture.
RMiller77
Animal Research Task

Animal Research Task

Animal research task scaffolded for low, middle and high achievers with targeted learning objectives and activities. Easy to leave with a class if you are going to be away - they can then present their completed PPTs to the class next lesson (when you are back) to consolidate their learning and so you can check their understanding. Works with an entry level Japanese animal unit. A+ extension question 2 asks students to write a letter to the Premier of QLD Australia. Recommended that you change to another local Politian in your area.
RMiller77
Japanese Year 9 Extension Resources

Japanese Year 9 Extension Resources

Booklet of resources for extension in junior Japanese. Designed based on Unit 12 of the Obento Deluxe textbook, but can be used separately. Contains the following activities: - extension vocabulary based around school life, written in kanji with furigana - additional verbs and practise of conjugating to the past tense and volitional form - learning to write the 6 most common kanji - reading comprehension: letters, comparing Japanese texts with English Also includes a reflection sheet which students can fill out as feedback.
laurenies7
Japanese Holidays and Festivals (Matsuri/まつり)

Japanese Holidays and Festivals (Matsuri/まつり)

A presentation built with Prezi about the variety of holidays Japanese people celebrate throughout the year. Contains one event for each month of the year, with clear, succinct explanations and images. Perfect for an intercultural lesson. Can be used on it's own or as a lesson starter. Great for Japanese classes or other contexts in which Japanese culture can be taught. Includes Portable Prezi and PDF versions.
laurenies7
Country Studies Bundle (Top 10 Best-selling Units)

Country Studies Bundle (Top 10 Best-selling Units)

This bundle includes the top 10 best-selling country studies: Spain Japan Canada Brazil Australia China Egypt India Greece Russia The materials include a wide variety of fun activities and exercises about various aspects that these countries are famous for. Apart from informative exercises, there are lots of puzzles, such as crosswords, word searches, word chops and many other activities to make it a fun class. There are 150 pages in total and the answers are included.
willemmacau
Country Studies Bundle (Asia)

Country Studies Bundle (Asia)

Let's get to know Asia! This 107-page country bundle includes 7 country studies with a great variety of activities and exercises about China, India, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, North Korea and South Korea. The materials have informative exercises about the things that these countries are famous for, such as the Great Wall, Dynasties, Hinduism, Buddhism, Martial Arts and many other things! Crosswords, word searches, puzzles and other kinds of activities are included to make it a fun and interesting class. You might also like these bundles: European (France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Greece, and the United Kingdom) North America (Mexico, Canada, Cuba, and the United States) South America (Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela) Spanish Speaking Country Studies (Argentina, Spain, Colombia, Mexico, Cuba, Peru, and Venezuela) All Units (32 Country Studies) Top 10 Best-selling Country Studies
willemmacau
Cute Ninja Clip art - Dark skin with black pink costumes clipart

Cute Ninja Clip art - Dark skin with black pink costumes clipart

Cute ninja dark skin clip art set features ninja in black and pink costumes. Great for Japanese and superhero theme projects. Digital graphic resource for any school and classroom projects such as for creating bulletin board, printable, worksheet, classroom decor, craft materials, activities and games, and for more educational and fun projects. Included (files are zipped): - Each clipart saved separately in PNG format, 300 dpi with transparent background. Commercial license (small business) and non-profit/personal license included. Please give credit to REVIDEVI and link back to my TES store. Please read REVIDEVI terms of use prior to purchase/ download. You can read it on REVIDEVI profile page. Browse my store for more collection! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/revidevi 07755
revidevi
Japanese Introduction SOW

Japanese Introduction SOW

An introduction to the Japanese language and culture that I made for my secondary school Japanese club. It covers introductory phrases, an outline of the three alphabets of Japanese (hiragana, katakana and kanji), simple questions and answers, numbers and a bit of calligraphy using hiragana. Contains a 58 slide PowerPoint and Hiragana/Katakana handouts.
btite
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (Japanese Lyrics)

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (Japanese Lyrics)

Every two years, our school puts on a Summer Carnival where each year group gives a performance based around a different country. Last year, Year 3's country was Japan. The children learnt how to sing 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Star' in Japanese. They also performed a contemporary dance and wore traditional Japanese clothes and accessories. It was a fantastic event and the children loved every minute of it. I have uploaded the lyrics in case you would like to try something similar at your school. This link takes you to the music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGgOKEaMWZU
juliannebritton
Cultural History of Asia bundle

Cultural History of Asia bundle

Three timelines on the cultural history of India, China, and Japan. Carefully researched and full of detail. Can be used as classroom exercise or as background information for the teacher.
addeter
JAPAN - A TALE OF TWO CULTURES.

JAPAN - A TALE OF TWO CULTURES.

JAPANESE CULTURE. TRADITIONAL VS MODERN. ART, ARCHITECTURE, ENTERTAINMENT, HISTORY. MANGA, SAMURAI, KARATE, GEISHA, FASHION, TRANSPORT. RELIGION, FOOD, TECHNOLOGY, LITERATURE (HAIKU). 10 STRANGE FACTS. THERE IS LITTLE TEXT IN THIS POWER POINT. THE IMAGES ARE MEANT TO PROMPT DISCUSSION ON THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN OLD AND NEW JAPAN. PLEASE REVIEW AND LEAVE FEEDBACK :)
nicklongford32
Japan - Land of Fire and Ice

Japan - Land of Fire and Ice

A look at the geology of Japan, the impact of volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunami on the country and the benefits of Japanese hot springs (onsen).
kjchalmers
Japanese school system

Japanese school system

An introduction to the different levels of schooling in Japan and the set-up of the school day as it differs from the UK.
kjchalmers
Japanese homes

Japanese homes

This is a PowerPoint showing the different types of Japanese accommodation and the differences with flats and apartments in the UK.
kjchalmers
Japan (country study)

Japan (country study)

Let’s get to know Japan! This worksheet includes 20 pages with a great variety of activities and exercises about Japan. The materials have informative exercises about the things that Japan is famous for, such as Sushi, Sumo wrestling, Samurai, Mount Fuji, Ninjas and many other things! Crosswords, word searches, puzzles and other kinds of activities are included to make it a fun and interesting class. The answers and an answer sheet are included. Overview: Page 1: Japan in pictures Page 2-3: Brief introduction Page 4-5: History Page 6-7: Shintoism Page 8-9: Everyday Life Page 10-11: Japanese Culture Page 12-13: Attractions Page 14-15: Food Page 16-17: Martial Arts Page 18: Ninjas and Samurai Page 19-20: Reflection The following questions are just a few examples of the topics addressed in this unit: - What is Manga? - What is the difference between kendo, sumo, judo, jiu jitsu and karate? - What is the difference between a samurai and a ninja? - What are shoguns? - What is Shintoism? - How do Japanese people live? - What is pachinko? - What is a capsule hotel? - What are Geishas? - What different kinds of Japanese food are there? - What is a Kimono? You might also like these worksheets: South Korea North Korea China Thailand (free!) India Geography - Asia You can save money by purchasing bundles! All units: 28 Country Studies Asian Country Studies Keywords: Japan, Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Sumo, Shrine, Camera, Nuclear bomb, Atomic bomb, WW2, Kimono, Ginza, Samurai, Shogun, Ninja, Castle, Manga, Karate, Bullet train, Super Mario, Robot, Hello Kitty, Pokemon, Bonsai, Origami, Sushi, Capsule Hotel, Sake, Pagoda, Mount Fuji, Akihito, Shinzo Abe, Emperors.
willemmacau
Teach Peace: Sadako & the thousand cranes

Teach Peace: Sadako & the thousand cranes

This assembly lays out the true story of Sadako, the girl who inspired hope after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima even after shed died from radiation poisoning. Part of the Teach Peace Pack from The Peace Education Network. Find more great assemblies at http://peace-education.org.uk/teach-peace Aim: to explore the human cost of war and see how children, so often the innocent victims, can work together for peace. This assembly is most effective if it is followed up in the classroom with the making of origami cranes carrying the children’s messages of peace. Some children may find the content of this assembly upsetting, so be aware of the need for sensitive follow up.
EllisQPSW
The Snow Witch - A Japanese Tale of Yuki Onna

The Snow Witch - A Japanese Tale of Yuki Onna

This illustrated text is of an old Japanese ghost story from a book of Japanese folk tales called the 'Kaidan' that was published in the early 1900's by the writer, Lafcadio Hearn. I have designed this as a multi-media resource with a Teacher's Guide providing links to sites that provide detailed history of the genre along with more examples of the 'Kaidan' type of Japanese mystery tale. In addition, there are links to a haunting animated video of the story and a version that provides an added quiz and question prompts within the video itself. 56 pages This resource contains; 1. A Teachers Guide outlining the possible classroom uses of the text and links to other useful sites and videos. 2. An illustrated full color 12 page PDF version of the story that contains the full text, a set of comprehension questions and character analysis and point of view writing prompts for ELA students. There is also a short history of the Kaidan genre along with comprehension questions and a writing prompt for Social Studies students. 3. The same PDF text in black and white and another version with white background for easier printing. 4. An ePub version for teachers use or for students with tablets. 5. A student answer's PDF for the text questions. 6. An online Zaption video that contains an animated video of the story with embedded questions that can be used as discussion prompts by the teacher in presentation form. (Zaption sign up is recommended for this). The story is about two men stuck in a snow storm who take shelter in a small hut. While sleeping there they are visited by a woman in white who proceeds to kill the older man with her icy breath, but spares the young boy with the warning that he must tell no one of what he has seen. Later, she turns up in his life as a beautiful young woman, and the unsuspecting young man marries her. They have a happy life with many children until one night he decides to tell her the story of the woman of the snow..... The story is in the public domain, as are all of the ukiyo-e images I have used. Some of the others are m own work. If you enjoy my resources you can find more comic books and multi-media resources in my shop at; https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/kibishipaul
kibishipaul
In the Attic by Hiawyn Oram & Satoshi Kitamura: Creative literacy and art ideas

In the Attic by Hiawyn Oram & Satoshi Kitamura: Creative literacy and art ideas

This PDF document outlines some great ideas for how you can bring In the Attic by Hiawyn Oram & Satoshi Kitamura to life in your primary classroom. Mainly suitable for KS1 but the basis of interesting work for children across primary education. This resource is free! If you download it, I would really appreciate feedback. Just a few words will do and it makes all the difference to the work I offer! For more ideas like this, visit articulateeducation.co.uk
articulate_education
Sushi wordsearch

Sushi wordsearch

Word search based on sushi related words - useful for world food activities, sushi making lessons or cultural days.
Motivacy