This slideshow helps elementary students quickly learn about famous landmarks, food, art, and the culture of Japan. You can use this slideshow at the beginning of a unit on Japan. You can also print it out and use it as a book for student research.
This slideshow also has 4 questions at the end of the slideshow to review what students have learned. This download comes as a PDF file and is NOT editable.
This slideshow includes:
a map of Japan
a few basic Japanese phrases to learn
things you might see in Japan- cherry blossoms, pagodas, rickshaws, kabuki theatre
arts and crafts- origami, manga, anime, wood block prints, calligraphy
"The Great Wave Off Kanagawa" by Hokusai
See more of my lessons about world cultures here.
Additional resources about Asia:
Katsushika Hokusai Poster (Japanese artist)