Engage your students in your unit on Japan with an Escape Room! This resource is designed to help your students learn about and review key content from your unit on Japan. Students will read about economy, geography, history, culture, and government of Japan in a series of reading. They will then solve five puzzles to find the secret location of the Samurai Sword. It is a simple escape room activity – no lock boxes required.
With this purchase, you will receive:
⭐Detailed instructions for creating your scenario based escape room,
⭐Information Handouts on Japan including 10 pages of content reading and photographs for students to examine. The handouts include content comprehension questions to guide your students’ discussion.
⭐Five different quests to review key aspects of Japan.
⭐Clue Coupons if a group gets stuck, and
⭐Reward certificates for the end.
❓How much time will this take?
✥The resource is designed for a 2 class periods.
2019 TEKS for 6th Grade World Cultures
(1) History. The student understands that historical events influence contemporary events. The student is expected to:
(A) trace characteristics of various contemporary societies in regions that resulted from historical events or factors such as colonization, immigration, and trade; and
(B) analyze the historical background of various contemporary societies to evaluate relationships between past conflicts and current conditions.
(2) History. The student understands the influences of individuals and groups from various cultures on various historical and contemporary societies. The student is expected to:
(A) identify and describe the historical influence of individuals or groups on various contemporary societies; and
(10) Government. The student understands various ways in which people organize governments. The student is expected to:
(A) identify and give examples of governments with rule by one, few, or many;
(11) Citizenship. The student understands that the nature of citizenship varies among societies. The student is expected to:
(A) describe and compare roles and responsibilities of citizens in various contemporary societies, including the United States; and
(13) Culture. The student understands the similarities and differences within and among cultures in various world societies.
(C) analyze the experiences and contributions of diverse groups to multicultural societies; and
(D) identify and explain examples of conflict and cooperation between and among cultures
(15) Culture. The student understands relationships that exist among world cultures. The student is expected to:
(A) identify and describe means of cultural diffusion such as trade, travel, and war;
(B) identify and describe factors that influence cultural change such as improvements in communication, transportation, and economic development;
(16) Culture. The student understands the relationship that exists between the arts and the societies in which they are produced. The student is expected to:
(B) describe ways in which contemporary issues influence creative expressions; and
(19) Social studies skills. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired through established research methodologies from a variety of valid sources, including technology. The student is expected to:
(A) differentiate between, locate, and use valid primary and secondary sources such as oral, print, and visual material and artifacts to acquire information about various world cultures;
(B) analyze information by sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause-and-effect relationships, comparing, contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations and predictions, and drawing inferences and conclusions;
(C) organize and interpret information from outlines, reports, databases, and visuals, including graphs, charts, timelines, and maps; and
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