ELEMENTARY RESOURCES
CHINA JAPAN KOREA VIETNAM
Geography Language Culture History Science & Math Literature Art DRAMA & DANCE

[The British Museum]
This tour explores Kabuki from its historical beginnings to the impact it has had on contemporary culture. Japanese prints and photographs from the collections of the British Museum have been used to illustrate the themes of acting styles, music and dance, theatre and audiences, make-up and costume.

Lesson Plan [Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College]
In this lesson, students will: 1) explore the traditions and celebrations of another culture; 2) learn about a city/community in Japan; 3) be exposed to traditional Japanese music as they learn several dance steps and their significance.

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