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Questions, Facts, and "Who am I?" for the
     Japan Mixed Review: fill-in questions, "Who am I", facts, and writing prompts (multiple keys)


Plays:  Reader's Theater Scripts
     Round Magic: A Japanese Tale (Grades 3-4)
     The Good Couple and Their Bad Neighbors (Grades 4-5)


Books
            Origami (Grades 4-6)


Japan Map
     Japan Outline Map


Japan Reading Comprehensions
     Kyoto and the Golden Pavilion (Grade 4-6)
     The Town that Changed its Name Three Times (Grade 6-8)
     Japan  (Grades 3-5)
     Japan  (Grades 6 and higher)
     Japanese Holidays


Japan Math Stories Printables
     Japan Math (Grades 2-4)
     Japan Math (Grades 2-4)
     Japan Math (Grades 5-7)
     Japan Math (Grades 5-7)


Japan Story Starters
(for edHelper.com subscribers)      Japan Story Starter Printables

Japan: Reading Comprehensions with References to Japan
This section lists reading comprehensions on edHelper.com with references to Japan. These may or may not actually be related to Japan.

     Top reading comprehensions with most references to Japan
     Emperor Meiji (Grade 8)
     Japan
     Japan
     Search for Sadako (Grade 6)
     Emperor's Birthday in Japan (Grade 6)
     John Manjiro- Accidental Visitor (Grade 6)
     The Beginning of War in Japan (Grade 9)
     The Final Blow (Grade 9)
     Whaling Controversy (Grade 8)
     Korea - How the Cold War Got Hot (Grade 8)
     Kyoto and the Golden Pavilion (Grade 6)
     Pearl Harbor (Grade 9)
     Flat Tops - How Aircraft Carriers Took Over the Seas (Grade 6)
     What Is Shinto? (Grade 6)
     Origami (Grade 6)

Biographies
(Grades 3-5)
     Lonely Traveler
     The Math Teacher Who Made Picture Books
(Grades 6-8)
     Abebe Bikila
     Anne Morrow Lindbergh
     Christopher Columbus
     Dr. Sun Yat-sen
     Emperor Meiji
     Leo Lionni
     Luis Walter Alvarez
     Nellie Bly: A Pioneer for Women's Rights
     P. T. Barnum
     Search for Sadako
     The Brothers Grimm
(Grades 9-12)
     Five Star Man - Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz
     Theodore Roosevelt

Daily Themes
(Grades 3-5)
     "Manfish"
     Building Art
     Happy New Year Japan!
     Happy Spring Japan!
     Keiro no Hi
     Mickey Mouse's Birthday!
     Shichi-Go-San
(Grades 6-8)
     Anti-Fascism Day in Croatia
     Children's Day in Japan and South Korea
     Day of Trees in South Korea
     Dragons of the World
     Emperor's Birthday in Japan
     Hawaii's Journey to Statehood
     Memorial Day for the Korean War in South Korea
     The World of Reiki
(Grades 9-12)
     The Attitude of Gratitude
     Twenty Years to Adulthood

Miscellaneous
(no assigned grade level)
     Canada--History
     Japan
     Japan
     Russia - Geography
(Grades 1-2)
     Yoko Yodels
(Grades 3-5)
     Almost Anything Goes in a Collage
     Continents and Oceans
     Doin' the Luge
     Mariachi Festival
     Nordic Combined Event
     Olympic Snowboarding - The History
     Olympic Snowboarding: The Facts
     Olympic Speed Skating
     Pacific Ocean
     Pipa
     Safe at Home - Civil Defense in WWII
     Shake, Rattle, and Roll
     Shaun White, Snowboarder
     Skating the Fast Track
     The Smile That Traveled Around the World
     USS Arizona National Memorial
     Wendy's World- Visitors from Japan
     Whose Harp?
(Grades 6-8)
     "Good Morning Ohio"
     A Sport that Sounds Fun - Ping Pong!
     Aquatic Plants
     Around the World Without Stopping
     Austria's "The Herminator"
     Battle of Midway Island
     Billy Demong: Skier with an Odd Tattoo
     Books Tell the Story
     Children of Japanese Relocation Camps
     Chinese Inventions - Compass & Gunpowder
     Chinese Inventions - Paper & Movable Type Printing
     Chinese Kung Fu
     Clap Skates
     Commander-in-Chief
     Comprehension Skills
     Crickets
     Crop Circles
     Cults - Religion Gone Wrong
     Dewey Defeats Truman! Or Does He?
     Escaping Terrorism in the Philippines
     Flat Tops - How Aircraft Carriers Took Over the Seas
     Franklin D. Roosevelt
     Friction
     From the Swimming Hole to Swimming for Medals
     G8 Summit 2001
     Gentle Judo
     Giant Squid
     Guadalcanal
     Halloween in Other Countries
     Harry Truman
     Hazardous Duty - Bombers of WWII and their Crews
     Helen Taft
     High Flying Heroes - Fighter Planes and Pilots of WWII
     How Do Ants Build Colonies?
     Immigrant Cooking in America
     Is It Mintonette or Volleyball?
     Is It Table Tennis or Ping Pong?
     Iwo Jima
     John Manjiro- Accidental Visitor
     Karate
     Katherine Paterson
     Kawasaki Disease
     Korea - How the Cold War Got Hot
     Kyoto and the Golden Pavilion
     Leader of the Free World
     Live 8 Concert
     Manhattan Project
     Mount Rainier National Park
     NATO
     New World Heritage Sites
     Origami
     Pac-Man Meets Game Boy
     Pets that Help - Service Animals
     Picabo Street, the Downhill Dynamo
     Pokémon
     Pufferfish
     Puppets
     Qing - China's Last Dynasty
     Shake, Rattle, Richter!
     Sudoku History
     Sumo Wrestling
     Temperate Rain Forests
     The 1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens
     The Arms Race
     The Boxer Rebellion
     The DMZ - New Life in No Man's Land
     The Draft
     The Green, Prickly Things of Christmas
     The History of Tsunamis
     The Iron Curtain
     The Kyoto Treaty
     The Manhattan Project
     The Olympic Torch Relay
     The Secret of Silk
     The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918
     Trade Restrictions
     Valentine's Day Around the World
     Vietnam
     Walking with the Walkman
     Watch the Birdie
     Whaling Controversy
     What Is a Collage?
     What Is Buddhism?
     What Is Pi?
     What Is Scientology?
     What Is Shinto?
     What Is Tibetan Buddhism?
     When is a War Not a War?
     Who Invented Chopsticks?
     Wobbegongs
     Women Authors
     Y2K
     Y2K
     Yuko Kavaguti
(Grades 9-12)
     Atoms
     Battle of Leyte
     Earthquakes and Our Society
     J.D. Salinger
     Kim Il-Sung
     Kim Il-Sung
     Leonard Bernstein: Peace and Harmony
     Measuring the Shake
     Okinawa - WWII's Bloodiest Battle
     Pearl Harbor
     Presidents, Kings, Dictators
     Shani Davis, Around the World on Two Blades
     Space Stations
     Thailand - History
     The "Beat" of a Different Drum - Rebels of the Nifty Fifties
     The "Blast Off" Engineers
     The "Japanese Problem" of WWII - A Struggle of Fear and Freedom
     The Beginning of War in Japan
     The DMZ - A Dragon is Born
     The Earth Spits Fire
     The Filipinos in Alaska
     The Final Blow
     The Great Alaskan Earthquake of 1964
     The Mauryan Dynasty
     The Philippine Sea
     The Rainforest
     Trade and Its Global Effect
     United States Immigration Laws 1900-1960
     Warriors and Heroes - Native Americans in World War II

Animals
(Grades 6-8)
     Horseshoe Crabs
     Japanese Cranes
     Japanese Giant Salamanders
     Rain Forests are Amazing!
     Sea Otters
     Snow Monkeys


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