About This Chapter
Who's it for?
This unit of our Middle School World History Homeschool Curriculum course will benefit any student who is trying to learn about medieval Japan. There is no faster or easier way to learn about Japan in the Middle Ages. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who require an efficient, self-paced course of study to learn about the arts, religious beliefs and societal customs of medieval Japan.
- Homeschool parents looking to spend less time preparing lessons and more time teaching.
- Homeschool parents who need a history curriculum that appeals to multiple learning types (visual or auditory).
- Gifted students and students with learning differences.
How it works:
- Students watch a short, fun video lesson that covers a specific unit topic.
- Students and parents can refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
- Short quizzes and a Medieval Japan unit exam confirm understanding or identify any topics that require review.
Medieval Japan Unit Objectives:
- Explore the influence of China and Korea on Japan during the Middle Ages.
- Describe the reign of Prince Shotoku, including family life and Japanese society.
- Define the key terms used to discuss the lord-vassal system, such as daimyo, samurai and shogun.
- Understand the influence of the Japanese warrior code on the 20th century.
- Explain the guiding principles behind Zen Buddhism, as well as its different branches.
- Discuss the rise of late 12th century military society in Japan, with an emphasis on the samurai.
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Other chapters within the Middle School World History: Homeschool Curriculum course
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- Early Civilization in India: Homeschool Curriculum
- The Roman Republic: Homeschool Curriculum
- The Roman Empire and Cultural Legacies: Homeschool Curriculum
- Islamic Civilizations in the Middle Ages: Homeschool Curriculum
- China in the Middle Ages: Homeschool Curriculum
- Medieval Europe: Homeschool Curriculum
- Renaissance Europe: Homeschool Curriculum
- The Reformation in Europe: Homeschool Curriculum
- The Scientific Revolution: Homeschool Curriculum
- The Enlightenment - Middle School World History: Homeschool Curriculum
- Europe and the Age of Exploration: Homeschool Curriculum