Social Studies April 23-26

We will continue our unit on East Asia.  We have already covered East Asian geography and gone through North and South Korean History.  We will move on with with reviewing the history of the rest of the East Asia nations.

-Monday, April 22:  NO SCHOOL.

-Tuesday: Review of North and South Korea Essay.  We will talk about what we learned of the shared (North and South) Korean history and how the two countries differed in their development since the Korean War.

Assessment: Post Essay Questionnaire and worksheet.

-Wednesday: A look at the culture and brief history of Mongolia.

-Thursday:  A look at the culture and brief history of Japan.

-Friday:   Where Is Japan? How Are We Alike and Different?– Students use literature, maps, and globes to understand how physical environments in various parts of the world are similar to and different from one’s own, and that certain areas have common characteristics and can be called regions.

Assessment:  Worksheet and manipulatives on:

http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans/current_events/japan/

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