Lesson Plans
Asian History 2nd Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 12/03/2012 Instructor: Jennifer Stevenson Academics
China Today

PowerPoint and video on Communist China and the events at Tienanmen Square.
Class discussion on China's place in the world today.

Homework: Presentation Outline (Due Friday)
China Recap

Students make timelines outlining important events from China's history.
Move to the computer lab to work on research and outlines for influential individual presentations.

Homework: Presentation Outline (Due Friday)
Japan's Ancient History

Introduction to the history of Japan up to World War II

Homework: Presentation Outline (Due Friday), Japan Texts (Due Monday)
World War II

Video and PowerPoint on Japan's experience of World War II
Discussion and Reflection on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Homework: Presentation Outline (Due Friday), Japan Texts (Due Monday)
Japan Post-World War II

Brief PowerPoint on Japan after World War II
Students peer-edit presentation outlines

Homework: Japan Texts (Due Monday), Visual (Due Friday)
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