Overview of Feudal Japanese Society Lesson

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Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of social classes in feudal Japan. They will develop an awareness of the key people groups and their relationship with each other. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading, source analysis, and research 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 viewing questions worksheet:

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


Option 2: Using sources


Step 1: Download a copy of the source analysis worksheet below:

Step 2: Answer the set questions by using the sources below:

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Option 3: Internet research


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


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Extension activities