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Classroom activities in Japanese culture and society

Lloyd H Joyal

Classroom activities in Japanese culture and society

by Lloyd H Joyal

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Published by The Dept."s Bureau for Program Development, Foreign Language Education in Madison, WI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japan -- Study and teaching -- Wisconsin

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 150-175)

    StatementWisconsin Department of Public Instruction ; Lloyd H. Joyal amd Miriam B. Hansen (Japan Program Services, Center for International Education, University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire)
    SeriesBulletin -- no. 0340, Bulletin (Wisconsin. Dept. of Public Instruction) -- no. 0340
    ContributionsHansen, Miriam B, Wisconsin. Division for Instructional Services. Bureau for Program Development. Foreign Language Education, University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire. Center for International Education. Japan Program Services
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 179 p. :
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14681173M

    Get this from a library! Japanese culture: resources and activities. [Karan Chandler] -- This book brings together cultural information and activities suitable for grades K to 8, and consists of about photocopiable information and work sheets. The text is presented in English and. This is Part Two of: Cultural differences in the Japanese classroom. 1. Interrupting This can be shortened with intensive application of the usual activities for good classroom dynamics, such as lots of GTKY activities, learning people’s names, introducing new things slowly and boosting their confidence.

    Cultural themes - name 5 Japanese cities, manufacturers, food etc. Language/vocabulary themes - list 5 foods in Japanese, transport methods, body parts etc. Grammar themes - say 5 sentences with the word すき (suki), ~たい(tai), ことができます(koto ga dekimasu) etc. To encourage cultural awareness and experimentation with food, consider serving different kinds of breads as a snack in your classroom. This is an easy beginning to global food study. As you munch on croissants, pitas, tortillas, matzo, and dark breads, have a class discussion about who eats these breads and the countries where they're most.

    Figure Classroom Management Terms; Classroom management—the set of strategies that teachers and students use to ensure a productive, harmonious learning environment to prevent disruptions in the learning process. Classroom orchestration—the processes of structuring classroom interactions and activities in ways that harmonize values of home and school, drawing on students' cultural. Cultural Values and Learning in Japan Japanese schools, in an important period of change, are respond ing both to traditional and to modern influences. JAPAN is now adjusting to recent, large-scale reforms. The reforms have been instituted in a general cultural climate that is diffused with legacies.


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Classroom activities in Japanese culture and society by Lloyd H Joyal Download PDF EPUB FB2

This activity book is designed to present information and insights on Japanese culture and society. Because few teachers can devote entire units to the study of Japan, the activities focus on teaching about Japan within the context of larger social science units.

Some of the lessons can be taught within the context of the humanities and fine arts, so that more teachers will be able to Author: Lynn Parisi.

Get this from a library. Classroom activities in Japanese culture and society. [Lloyd H Joyal; Miriam B Hansen; Wisconsin. Division for Instructional Services. Bureau for Program Development. Foreign Language Education.; University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire.

Center for International Education. Japan Program Services.]. Background material on the history, geography, culture, government, educational system, and everyday life of the Japanese people is presented in this curriculum guide, which is intended as a source book for teachers and administrators who would like to improve their curricular offerings and understandings regarding Japan.

Lesson plans at the elementary and secondary levels are presented Author: Lloyd H. Joyal, Miriam B.

Hansen. Many teachers find the cultural differences involved in teaching Japanese students quite a challenge and something they are still discovering years after they first teach a class with Japanese people in, something made more difficult by the fact that the politeness of most people and the seeming Westernization and mechanization of the big cities can lull people into not seeing there is a problem.

The culture of Japan has changed greatly over the millennia, from the country's prehistoric Jōmon Period, to its contemporary modern culture, which absorbs influences from Asia, Europe, and North America.

Japan's indigenous culture originates primarily from the Yayoi people who settled in Japan between BCE to CE. Yayoi culture quickly spread to the main island of.

I like doing Trivia – give kids half A4 sheet of paper, fold into quarters and cut, they write 2 language questions + 2 culture questions with answers one on each card (from anything in their books to date), fold over and p ut into a box, each row/seating group makes a Japanese inspired name of the scoreboard (Kawaii Kitties, Sugoi Sumos.

Japanese Culture: Resources and Activities focuses on the customs, lifestyle and religion of Japanese native speakers. The text is presented in English and romaji so that beginner and experienced language teachers can access cultural activities for a range of subject areas and age levels.

In contrast, Japanese society functions on ‘group-ism’. Groups play an important role in all aspects of Japanese society. And not surprisingly, this is also found in the classroom.

When there are activities, they are carried out within one’s group with the ‘Sempai’ or group leader taking charge. conditions in contemporary urban Japanese society. The book closely examines how Japan?s new paradigm of precarious existence is expressed through a variety of pop-cultural and literary media.

Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt is Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Letters, Nagoya University, Japan. Japan Arts and Crafts. Cherry Blossom Pictures Materials: Cherry blossoms (or a picture of cherry blossoms) Light blue construction paper Brown crayons Pink facial tissue White glue Newspaper.

Show the children some cherry blossoms (or a picture of cherry blossoms). Explain that in the spring, cherry trees in Japan are covered with pink blossoms. Cultural Sequence (in Japanese) Each student is given a culture card . On top of the card is an answer 答え and on the bottom of the card is a question 質問.

Each answer and question is in sequence. Students have to go around the class and try and work out where they sit within the sequence. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. Culture and Change: Black History in America also includes activities that allow students to share their thoughts and feelings about topics discussed. The various parts of this activity can be used together or independently.

Incorporate them into your classroom or computer lab lesson. Objectives. Students will. Japanese Society, by Chie Nakane: Don’t let the date of publication deter you from delving into Nakane’s classic work on the topic, still required reading for university students majoring in Japanese studies.

This is a short, not overly academic review of all the essential things outsiders need to know. Incredibly, the book is a perennial best-seller even at home, among Japanese readers. Japanese Culture For Foreigners: 19 Insider Secrets You Need To Know.

You might think Japanese is a hard language to learn. But what about Japanese culture. Becoming “culturally fluent” in Japan can be both challenging and fascinating. This classroom activity is designed to be used in conjunction with the film Kokoyakyu: High School Baseball.

Like the film, this classroom activity looks at sport to reveal some interesting aspects of Japanese culture. Japan is a bucket lister’s paradise. It’s a place where traditional and modern culture mix to create something incomparable.

There are experiences here unlike anywhere else, but if you come unprepared, you might miss out. Here’s our list of the top 10 cultural experiences to seek out in Japan. I keep all the books in my classroom. This ensures a smooth start to the lesson. Each student has a Foolscap folder with their name written in Japanese and English, an Anime picture or 2, some Kanji and any tasteful decorations on it to help them take pride in their work.

Japanese culture and traditions are incredibly unique, making it a dream destination for a lot of travelers.

That said, the fact is that Japan can be an intimidating country for first-time visitors, but with a few etiquette tips about respectfulness and manners you will feel more comfortable. The face of the United States is changing, and so are many of your early childhood classrooms.

As racial, cultural, and linguistic diversity increases, so does the importance of your role in teaching children to live and work together respectfully. March 3 marks the Hina Matsuri festival in Japan (the doll festival).

Celebrate with this mini-unit, packed with background information, activities, reproducibles, and templates.Japanese Society Japan is an extremely homogeneous society with non-Japanese, mostly Koreans and Chinese, making up only about 1% of the population.

The Japanese people are primarily the descendants of various peoples who migrated from Asia in prehistoric times; the dominant strain is N Asian or Mongolic, with some Malay and Indonesian admixture.Sexuality in Japan developed separately from that of mainland Asia, as Japan did not adopt the Confucian view of marriage, in which chastity is highly valued.

Monogamy in marriage is less important in Japan, and married men often seek pleasure from courtesans. Prostitution in Japan has a long history, and became especially popular during the Japanese economic miracle, as evening entertainments.