This reading comprehension task is designed to help students create a strong understanding of how the Shoguns rose to power at the end of the Heian period Japan.
The first page is an informative text about this period, and the second page has some comprehension questions for students to complete in their workbooks. This includes creating a timeline, comparing beliefs from the time to today, creating a cartoon and an extended response question. Some classes may need more than one lesson to complete the reading and all the activities.
Australian Curriculum link: ACDSEH012
This is completely self-contained lesson, and requires no prior learning. However, students might benefit from completing the following lessons;
This worksheet would be perfect for relief teaching or for a group activity.
Included in this lesson
1 page informative text
1 page questions