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Ch 10: Medieval Japan: Homeschool Curriculum

About This Chapter

The Medieval Japan unit of this Middle School World History Homeschool Curriculum course is designed to help homeschooled students learn about Japan in the Middle Ages. Parents can use the short videos to introduce topics, break up lessons and keep students engaged.

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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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