How To Teach A Great Unit on Feudal Japan
This resource for teaching a unit on Feudal Japan is designed to provide teachers with engaging strategies and materials for meeting the requirements of the Year 8 Australian Curriculum. The resource will cover strategies and materials for teaching students about society under the Shoguns: feudal and political structure, farming and agriculture (and use and interaction with the environment). The unit will look at contact with the West and the decline of the Shogunate. Teachers will be shown ways that they can introduce students to the use of historical sources and conventions, and incorporate the use of ICT, including web 2.0 tools, into students’ response to the unit.