JUXTAPOSE (contrast) THE ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES OF JAPAN’S GEOGRAPHY (LOCATION, LAND, CLIMATE, VEGETATION, NATURAL DISASTERS, ETC.).
1) NOTES CHART: For both advantages & disadvantages of Japan's geography, include 5 FACTS one CITATION and one STATISTIC for each side in the notes.
2) ART PIECE: Choose to highlight at least 3-5 DETAILS from both ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES in a JUXTAPOSITION FINAL DRAFT (DRAWING or DIGITAL). Try to incorporate MOOD (feelings portrayed to viewer), SYMBOLISM (images with a deeper meaning), and possibly a MESSAGE (theme - what point are you trying to get across to the viewer?). See examples of “juxtaposition” on last few slides...
3) EXPLANATION - WRITING PIECE: Explain at LEAST 3-5 ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES in your JUXTAPOSITION FINAL DRAFT (DRAWING OR DIGITAL).
Also, explain how your piece portrays at least ONE of these:
-MOOD (feelings portrayed to viewer),
-SYMBOLISM (images with a deeper meaning), and/or
-MESSAGE (theme - what point are you trying to get across to the viewer?).
A link to my class blog with several student examples is included on the last page! Enjoy! It was SO much fun for both my students to create and for me to grade!