Japan Research Project

Japan Research Project
Japan Research Project
Japan Research Project
Japan Research Project
Japan Research Project
Japan Research Project
Japan Research Project
Japan Research Project
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28 MB|59 pages
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Students complete a variety of engaging activities as they research the geography and culture of Japan. Information is shared using interactive project templates that create an organized final presentation. (Updated 2018)

Activities include:

Maps: (world, continent, country) labeling maps; creating a compass rose and a map key

Quick Facts: creating a fact wheel with stats for the population, area, products, climate, and currency

Flag: coloring a sample flag; writing a description of what the colors and symbols represent

Language: making flip cards of common words/phrases

Food: planning a menu for a day

Sports: naming sports/activities that are popular

Animals: identifying and classifying by species; making a pocket for animal strips

Clothing: illustrating (or constructing) traditional clothing for paper dolls

Influential People: highlighting individuals inside picture frames and writing about their contribution(s)

Holidays & Celebrations: completing Save the Date cards and describing the traditions of special events

Explore Further Activity Choices: preparing a recipe, sharing a folktale, creating a brochure for tourists, and more.

Also included:

Student Passport and Japan “stamp”

4-point Rubric

Answer Guide (Student responses will be varied, based on the resources they are using. Possible answers are provided.)

Globe Trottin' Kids country research projects can be completed as a class, in cooperative learning groups, or as an independent learning center.

Our website is a perfect research companion for students. Visit us at www.globetrottinkids.com

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Skills Addressed (wording from CCSS)

- Conducting short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.

- Recalling information from experiences or gathering information from print and digital sources; taking brief notes on sources and sorting evidence into provided categories.

- Using text features and search tools to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently

- Using information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why and how key events occur).

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Encourage further exploration with additional country research projects. Kids will love learning about our diverse world and filling their passports!
















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