Jr. Geography Week 2

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ResourcesDay 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5
History and Culture
The Land I Lost: Adventures of a Boy in VietnamBecause it’s 15 chapters long, I’ve schedule this book early starting in week 2.
You will finish it in week 4, when we learn about Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam).
You need to read at least 1 chapter a day for a total of 5 chapters this week (chapters 1-5).
My Awesome Japan Adventure: A Diary about the Best 4 Months Ever!Read over the week.
How to Live Like a Samurai WarriorRead over the week.
Children Just Like Me: A new celebration of children around the worldp. 46‐47 Asia
p. 52 Daisuke from Japan
Kids Around the World Cook!: The Best Foods and Recipes from Many Lands
p. 61 Kushiyaki: Japan
Stories from around the worldp. 118 The Little Sparrow – A story from Japan
printables, etc.
Language Arts: poetry
How to write a Haiku printable
Japanese traditional clothing coloring page
Japanese carp kite
Cherry blossom plate
Supplies: paper plate, pink tissue paper, brown paint or marker, glue
Carp streamers
This is a pretty print-out, but might be too difficult for younger children.
Japanese paper lanterns

Paper Dolls Around the World:
RecipeTuna stuffed sushi
MoreWhere Children Sleep:
Kaya in Japan
Ryuta in Japan
Risa in Japan
PrintablesMaps of Japan you can customize (labeling, etc.) – very nice

Japan Mini-Unit

This pack of printables is custom-made by me! Click on the link to take a look!
Japanese citiesJapan’s LocationColor the World: Mt. FujiColor the World: Osaka Castle
Carson Dellosa – The Complete Book of Maps & Geography for Grades 3–6p. 15 Pioneer “make a map”

p. 16 Symbols on maps
p. 17 Symbols replace words

p. 18-19 The Wild Geese
p. 20 Kool Kids Mallp. 21 Science sense (museum map)p. 22 Farmer Fritz
p. 23 Carmella’s Candy
Geography songsAsia song (song #17)
Google EarthExplore Japan.
Japan lapbookChina provinces online map puzzle

National Geographic: Wild Japan

2 thoughts on “Jr. Geography Week 2

  1. The How to Write a Haiku link didn’t work for me. But I searched the website, and it still had what seems to be the same free haiku resource. Perhaps they’ve reorganized their files? This is what seems to work, deleting the numbers on the end of your link. https://www.abcteach.com/resource/how-to-write-a-haiku-primary-poetry/

    1. Thank you SO much for letting us know and for finding the updated link. We appreciate you so much! I’ll get that fixed up asap. 🙂

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