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Medieval Japan Unit

Feudal or Medieval Japan Unit Plan Set: Common Core Lesson Activity Set

Grade levels 4th – 8th, Homeschool 
Subjects: Social Studies – History, World History, Middle Ages
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This Feudal Japan bundle is packed full of fun, rigor, and versatility! It’s a complete unit that includes quizzes and Common Core tests! What a fantastic way to cover all of the key points for Feudal Japan and the Japanese Shogun military society. You can pick and choose from tons of note formats, worksheets, and activities.

CONTENT– The content in the bundle is organized with the key “big idea” Common Core concepts for Social Studies in mind. The concepts covered are economy, leadership, social classes, geography, religion, and achievements.

A foundation of key “big idea” concepts will guide students and class instruction with a platform to think critically and make comparisons as young social scientists.

This Feudal Japan bundle is divided into IV parts:

I. FEUDAL JAPAN GEOGRAPHY, VOCABULARY, NOTES, POWERPOINTS, GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS, and CONTENT INSTRUCTION – The content instructional materials are both student-centered and teacher-driven depending on teacher preference:

⚡1. Geography of Japan lesson set -with seven activities to choose from to introduce the geography of Japan. Now includes a geography quiz!

⚡2. Historical Snapshot of Japan Close Reading Investigation and Annotation Activity with seven activities to choose from to introduce the geography of Japan. Now includes comprehension quiz!

⚡3. Vocabulary of Japan Lesson Set -with a vocabulary assignment, two review games and content and academic vocabulary quiz (both in PDF and Word). Now includes online Quizlet games for students to study at home!

⚡4. Printable one-pager notes and fill in the blank graphic organizer for the Heian Period

⚡5. Printable one-pager notes and fill in the blank graphic organizer for Feudal Japan Society Japanese Feudalism

⚡6. Japanese Feudalism Powerpoint

⚡7. Heian Period Powerpoint with interview activity

⚡8. China Influences Japan PowerPoint and Graphic Organizer

⚡9. Feudal Japan Investigation- A great content introduction and summative lesson!

⚡10. Daily Skill-Based Text Analysis Warm-Ups and Mini-Lessons – Students make inferences and predictions from text, choose the best evidence to support a claim, cite sources, paraphrase and learn to write strong commentary in these daily skill-based mini-lessons and practice slides.

II. FEUDAL JAPAN COMMON CORE READINGS, ACTIVITIES, WORKSHEETS, and GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS:

☀️1. Text Prince Shotoku or Japanese feudal figure Activity. Two versions included for versatility.

☀️2.A Samurai Training Common Core Literacy Reading and Annotation Activity. Two activity choices included.

☀️3.Create a Giant Samurai with Examples FUN Activity

☀️4.Tour of Japan through pictures activity

☀️5.Samurai Selfie Instagram Post Printable Activity

☀️6.Japan Geography Overview Powerpoint

☀️7.Tale of Genji Common Core Primary Source Document Analysis Printable

☀️8. Samurai Want Ad Printable Activity

☀️9. Heian Court Noble I PAD APP Assignment

☀️10. A fun and Common Core Feudal Japan Stop Motion Project with teacher directions, pre-write templates, examples, and rubrics!

☀️11. Just added! Feudal Japan Stations

☀️12. A Prince Shotoku Selfie Lesson!

☀️13. What’s Your Destiny?Close reading and fun comprehension game. Students read and compete in a displayed class game board. Winning students choose a fictitious destiny that is shared with the class!

☀️14. Doodle World History Summary Activity. Fun creative note-taking graphic organizer that allows students to detail the 6 key “big idea” concepts.

☀️15. A key concept field report

☀️16. Claim, Evidence, Reasoning Resource Pack

III. FEUDAL JAPAN REVIEW and GAMES:

⭐1. A fun PowerPoint-driven key point review game (exclusive to this bundle)

⭐2. Big Idea Concept Map for Feudal Japan with Storyboard Review Activity

⭐3. A fun geography review game that has students guess the feature based on clues.

⭐4. Key Vocabulary FUN class review game!

⭐5.Jingle Mingle Fun Review Interactive – Students mingle about the room finding partners. When the music stops, students address essential learning questions together!

IV. FEUDAL JAPAN TESTS and ASSESSMENTS:

✍1. Feudal Japan Common Core Test and Content/Academic Vocabulary Quiz in both PDF and Word. Easy to modify! Now includes a comprehensive study guide.

✍2. Common Core Content and Academic Vocabulary Quiz, Geography Quiz and Reading Comprehension Quiz

Our printable and Google Ready content is divided into 8 parts complete with quizzes for geography, vocabulary, and content with reading and writing skill focus. The bundles all have a similar structure for a familiar flow throughout The year. A scope and sequence is provided for easy planning:

I. HISTORY INVESTIGATION INTRODUCTION a fantastic introduction to content and reflection lesson! Students make predictions about learning for the unit.
II. GEOGRAPHY Loaded with instructional materials, geography activities, games, and quizzes!
III. VOCABULARY Tons of choices to ensure student success. Includes a variety of fun, individual and group activities, interactive learning cards sorts, Quizlet online links, class games, and a quiz!
IV. CONTENT INSTRUCTION- NOTES, GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS, CLOSE READINGS and STATIONS. The content instructional materials are both student-centered and teacher-driven depending on teacher preference:
V. ACTIVITIES Current, engaging and interactive activities that have students process information.
IV. CONTENT INSTRUCTION- NOTES, GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS, CLOSE READINGS and STATIONS. The content instructional materials are both student-centered and teacher-driven depending on teacher preference:
V. ACTIVITIES  Current, engaging and interactive activities that have students process information.
VI. BIG IDEAS REVIEW AND WRITING GUIDESIncludes an introduction, fun summative activities that have students categorize learned content, and great writing guides with essential questions.
VII. WARM-UPS or REVIEW These skill-based warm-ups can be used a daily or as a great review at the end of the unit:
VII. STUDY GUIDES AND ASSESSMENTS- Includes a comprehensive test study guide! Students pre-read the excerpts used in the test to define difficult words and create meaning before being exposed to content questions. The skill-based test that has students categorize, match, interpret text, and find the best evidence in a multiple-choice format!