Introduction to Japan Lesson

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Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain a chronological understanding of early Japanese history. They will develop an awareness of the change and continuities of this time. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading, research and watching options, as well as the chance to engage in extension activities. This lesson includes a self-marking quiz for students to demonstrate their learning.

How would you like to learn?


Option 1: Readings

Step 1: Download a copy of the reading questions worksheet:

Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the webpage below:


Option 2: Internet research


Download a copy of the research worksheet and use the internet to complete the tables.


Option 3: Watch video


Step 1: Download a copy of the viewing questions below:

Step 2: Answer the set questions by watching the following video:


Resources for subscribers



Extension activities