Sunday, January 25, 2015

Japan Geo Challenge

Label these items on your map:

  • Sea of Japan
  • East China Sea
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Kyushu
  • Shikoku
  • Honshu
  • Hokkkaido
  • Chagoku Mountains
  • Japanese Alps
  • Hidaka Mountains
  • Nara
  • Kyoto
  • Mt. Fuji
Answer these questions in your workbook:
  1. Which island has the most people?
  2. What percent of Japan's land is used for agriculture?
Research and record three facts about each of these places:

3.  Mt. Fuji
4.  Kanto Plain
5.  Kyoto
6.  Tokyo
7.  Honshu
8.  The birthplace of Godzilla

Find interesting facts that relate to the history and/or geography of Japan.

Use the above information to make a final, large, version of your map with annotations.  Illustrations are optional.  

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Write Your Name in Chinese

This is a history assignment due this Friday.

Write your name in Chinese characters.  Use the small strip of paper I gave you in class today.  These will be posted in the classroom so make them look good.  Use color, markers, paint, whatever you like to make a good looking product.

To find out how to write your name in Chinese characters use this websites:

On the back write what your name in English characters, what your name means and what year you were born in.