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
Hands-on,
printables, etc.
Language Arts: poetry
How to write a Haiku printable
Craft:
Japanese traditional clothing coloring page
Craft
Japanese carp kite
or
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.
Craft
Japanese paper lanterns

Paper Dolls Around the World:
Japan
Korea
RecipeTuna stuffed sushi
MoreWhere Children Sleep:
Kaya in Japan
Ryuta in Japan
Risa in Japan
Geography
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.
Extras
Japan lapbookChina provinces online map puzzle

National Geographic: Wild Japan

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