Were there women samurai in Medieval Japan? Research suggests there were many! Students investigate if an when feudal Japan had female samurai based on what the experts say! In this fun, Medieval Japan Claim, Evidence, Reasoning (CER) unit lesson, students investigate by reading and gathering evidence from the most recent scientific data and primary sources to answer a focus question. After the reading students create a claim, support the claim with evidence, write reasoning, and offer a conclusion. The lesson comes with:
1. An engaging one-page reading
2. Two Claim, Evidence, Reasoning templates (for class differentiation)
3. A reading annotation guide
4. A reasoning stem-sentence handout
5. Answer Keys!
The History's Mysteries Series is designed to engage students with new, relevant and engaging historical content. The lesson supports both literacy and writing standards.
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