Applies to:


Social Sciences, Statistics

Board Grade(s)

CBSE Grade 10, ICSE Grade 9


Though the country may appear small, few nations on Earth have had a more colorful history than Japan. Bill Wurtz explains Japan’s rich history.

Learning Resource


Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to…

  1. Demonstrate linguistic competency/proficiency in comprehending, speaking, reading, and writing in Japanese at the ACTFL intermediate-high to advanced levels.
  2. Critically read and analyze a variety of Japanese primary sources for academic and professional purposes
  3. Conduct research by engaging in cross-linguistic, cross-cultural, and comparative historical analysis with problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  4. Critically engage with Japanese culture, past and present, recognizing its diversity and vibrancy.
  5. Navigate a wide range of social and cultural contexts by communicating effectively and appropriately with people of other cultures in their local and global communities.
  6. Continue their engagement with Japanese language and culture as lifelong learners and users of Japanese.

Teaching Aids

    • Suggested Teaching Method

      1. Show Video
      2. Set Expectations
      3. Exercise to elicit thinking
      4. Apply/Assess
      5. Discussion with briefing
    • Assessment Template

    • Additional Resources