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Connections with Japan

Dr. Sachiko Murphy, a Japanese native and teacher of the Japanese language, presents four topics that she covers in her own classes: Sumou, Sushi, Manga, and Kabuki. The purpose of the videos is to provide students with an opportunity to learn about Japan and the Japanese people. The videos are designed for grades 3-8 although they would be appropriate for older students and educators as well. Each video is approximately 15 minutes in length.

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  • Connections with Japan: Kabuki

    Sachiko Murphy talks about the history of kabuki theater, then two of her students prepare for a kabuki performance. Sachiko Murphy also demonstrates how to dress someone in a kimono and shows...

  • Connections with Japan: Sushi

    Sachiko Murphy explains types of sushi, it's origins, and it's cultural connections. Then she shows her student, Carin, how to make sushi, discusses the ingredients involved, and explains the...

  • Connections with Japan: Sumou

    Sachiko Murphy covers aspects of sumou wrestling, sumou's cultural significance, and how matches are conducted. Then she shows two students how to make origami sumou wrestlers, name their...

  • Connections with Japan: Manga

    Sachiko Murphy talks about the art of manga, its history, and styles of manga animation.

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