Ch 8: Medieval Japan: Middle School World History Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Medieval Japan chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the history of medieval Japan in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Medieval Japan chapter into seven school days. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Day 1 China and Korea's influence on classical Japan The intellectual, linguistic, religious, and philosophical influences of China and Korea on Japan
Day 2 Japanese literature, art and drama of the 9th-10th centuries Japan's golden age of literature, art, and drama and its lasting influence
Day 3 Prince Shotoku Taishi of Japan The reign of Prince Shotoku of Japan and the characteristics of Japanese society during his reign
Day 4 The Lord-Vassal System during Japan's Kamakura Period The values, social customs, and traditions prescribed by the lord-vassal system
Day 5 Japanese Zen Buddhism The types of Buddhism practiced in Japan and the revival of Buddhism as a result of Christian missionaries
Day 6 Mursaki Shikibu's Tale of Genji The summary and characters of the Tale of Genji
Day 7 Japanese military society and samurais in the 12th Century The rise of Japan's military society in the late 12th century and the effects it had on the samurai

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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