By comparing the lifestyle and culture of citizens in Japan with those of Scotland, I can discuss the similarities and differences. SOC 2-19a
Skill for Learning: Analysis – I can compare and contrast lifestyles in Japan with Scotland by using my own personal experience and research.
Please use the weblinks below as well as the topic books to find out as much as you can about life for children and adults in Japan. You will then use this information to compare it to your own life. You should take notes (key words and phrases) about the daily routine of Japanese children and adults. While you are researching, you should be thinking about your life and of those in your family. Other questions to think about and information to research:
- child’s daily routine (what time do they get up? go to school? go to bed?)
- what is school life like for a Japanese child?
- what do children/adults/families do in their spare time?
- what age do children start school and move onto secondary school?
- what are men and women’s role in the family?
- how often do they spend time as a family (including their grandparents)?
- what are typical daily meals?A Kid’s Life in JapanHousing, Food & ClothesHome LifeSchool in Japan (video – Teacher will show to the whole class)
- Various Schools – Urban and Rural
- Everyday Life in Japan
- Children in Japan (use the tabs on the left-handside to navigate the website)