e. demonstrate the value of cultural diversity, as well as cohesion, within and across
explain how language, art, music, beleif systems, and other cultural elements can facilitate global understanding or cause
student will demonstrate how various regional frameworks are used to analyze the variation in culture and humans’ occupation
of the Earth’s
- Similarities and differences of the two countries.
able to identify characteristics of China and Japan by filling in a Venn diagram.
able to identify the similarities of China and Japan by filling in a Venn diagram.
Materials and Resources
· Venn Diagram on transparency
· Map of Asia
· Class notes from previous classes
Grouping/ Location: The students
will remain in their seating assignments and in rows.
Introduction/ Set: Time:5 minutes- introduce the lesson, show them what a Venn diagram is and how to use it.
Time needed for each step
What the teacher will do
What the students will do
Monitoring, Checking for Understanding, Assessment
in the China side of their diagram using
around, give ideas to them, and answer questions
a discussion and fill in diagram on overhead.
a short lecture on Japan while filling
in info on diagram
info. to fill in diagram on the overhead.
notes and respond to questions and comments.
sure everyone agrees and understands the info being presented.
Closure: review the Venn Diagram
Differentiation/ Learning Styles
- The graphic organizer and doing it with the class is very helpful with organizing the notes and information
so they can understand it.
- The graphic organizer
- Paying attention and taking notes
- Minnesota State Standards
- Class notes