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3b Japan Presentations

  1. 1. Japan Brought to you by 3B
  2. 2. <ul><li>Ages 6 to 15 do three years of kindergarten, 6 years of elementary school, and 3 years of lower secondary school. </li></ul><ul><li>Most students take afterschool classes. </li></ul><ul><li>Some school uniform codes require boys to shave their heads. </li></ul><ul><li>The schools start in April and end in March, and they have short breaks in between. </li></ul>What is School Like in Japan?
  3. 3. <ul><li>School is important to Japanese people. </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese people want to get good grades. </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese people work hard to get into good high schools. </li></ul><ul><li>School is so important that the government pays for school. </li></ul>How do Japanese People Feel About Education?
  4. 4. <ul><li>To get better grades they take Juku (Private class). </li></ul><ul><li>8th and 9th graders do 6 to 7 hours of Juku. </li></ul><ul><li>Practice characters (words) a lot. </li></ul><ul><li>Have more classes (origami class). </li></ul>What do Japanese do to Make Sure They do Well in School?
  5. 5. <ul><li>tatami mats : made of straw </li></ul><ul><li>television and telephone </li></ul><ul><li>low tables and sliding panels </li></ul><ul><li>tokonoma : altar showing the beauty of nature </li></ul>What Do You Find In Japanese Homes?
  6. 6. <ul><li>take off their shoes by the door </li></ul><ul><li>sleep on futons and eat at low tables </li></ul><ul><li>on farms the whole family works together </li></ul><ul><li>The father goes to work the mother can too or stay home to care for young </li></ul>Routines Japanese Have In Their Homes
  7. 7. <ul><li>In cities people are more likely to live in apartments </li></ul><ul><li>In the country people are more likely to live in houses </li></ul><ul><li>Farms in the country </li></ul><ul><li>In cities they have no farms </li></ul>What are some differences between country and city homes?
  8. 8. <ul><li>They are very colorful and have lots of patterns </li></ul><ul><li>A traditional kimono is held in place by a belt called an obi </li></ul><ul><li>Men usually wear plain kimonos. </li></ul>What Do Traditional Clothes Look Like ?
  9. 9. <ul><li>Japanese people wear kimonos for festivals </li></ul><ul><li>Children wear uniforms to school </li></ul><ul><li>For everyday they wear modern clothes </li></ul>What Do Modern Japanese Wear?
  10. 10. What Is Japanese family life like? <ul><li>Kids usually have one or two siblings </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese kids usually work way harder than kids in the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese love video games and T.V. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>By age of 10,children are expected to start acting like adults </li></ul><ul><li>children do chores at home and school </li></ul><ul><li>often both parents work </li></ul>What Are The Roles Of Each Family Member?
  12. 12. <ul><li>Traffic Jams </li></ul><ul><li>Subways, cars, walk, airplanes </li></ul><ul><li>72 million cars and trucks on the road </li></ul><ul><li>400 planes come and go from Tokyo each day </li></ul>Why do they need so much transportation?
  13. 13. <ul><li>Bullet train. </li></ul><ul><li>People get shoved cause there’s not enough room for everyone. </li></ul><ul><li>The bullet train is the fastest train in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>It goes through underwater tunnels. </li></ul>What is Shinkansen ?
  14. 14. <ul><li>Yen is money. </li></ul><ul><li>Japan is very expensive. </li></ul><ul><li>You should save your money if you live in Japan. </li></ul><ul><li>A 5 yen dollar looks like a donut. </li></ul>Yen
  15. 15. <ul><li>Japanese banks are very large </li></ul><ul><li>They have the largest stock exchange on earth </li></ul><ul><li>Securities are very successful </li></ul><ul><li>Motor vehicles include Toyota and Hyundai </li></ul>銀行 What Are The Major Industries?
  16. 16. <ul><li>Electronics for motor vehicles, semi conductors </li></ul><ul><li>Foods: rice, sugar, beets, vegetables, fruits </li></ul><ul><li>Minerals: zinc, copper, limestone, manganese, tin, silver </li></ul><ul><li>Major manufactures: Telecommunication equipment </li></ul>What Products Does Japan Make?
  17. 17. <ul><li>Natural resources don’t meet the country’s needs, therefore fishing is important </li></ul><ul><li>Fish and rice are main foods </li></ul><ul><li>Farming is big in the economy </li></ul><ul><li>Rice farms are all over Japan </li></ul>How Are Fishing and Farming Important in Japan?
  18. 18. <ul><li>Rice in every meal </li></ul><ul><li>Rice with vegetables, fish, meat </li></ul><ul><li>Onigiri rice balls wrapped in seaweed </li></ul><ul><li>Type of sushi has egg on top </li></ul>What Food Do The Japanese Eat?
  19. 19. <ul><li>food is often fried,boiled or broiled </li></ul><ul><li>also eat a lot of raw food </li></ul><ul><li>fish,chicken and pork are good together </li></ul><ul><li>cooked with vegetables in soy sauce </li></ul>How do the Japanese prepare Food?
  20. 20. <ul><li>grown by farmers </li></ul><ul><li>in flooded places </li></ul><ul><li>on island of Honshu </li></ul><ul><li>grown in fields </li></ul>How Rice is Grown
  21. 21. <ul><li>People hang fish steamers everywhere </li></ul><ul><li>People celebrate health and happiness for kids </li></ul><ul><li>It is on May 5th </li></ul>What happens on Children's Day?
  22. 22. What Are Some Important Holidays And How Do They Celebrate Them? <ul><li>Bean throwing day: Throw beans outside the house </li></ul><ul><li>Girl’s Day: Doll festival </li></ul><ul><li>Obon: Celebrates the dead </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>It is called Sho Gatsu </li></ul><ul><li>It is the most important holiday </li></ul><ul><li>Ring temple bells </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange gifts </li></ul>What Happens on the New Year's Festival?
  24. 24. <ul><li>Drink tea </li></ul><ul><li>Observe nature in garden </li></ul><ul><li>People feel peaceful </li></ul>What happens on the Tea Ceremony
  25. 25. <ul><li>Shinto means the way of gods </li></ul><ul><li>People who follow Shinto believe that the gods watch over nature </li></ul><ul><li>Shinto is one of the main religions in Japan </li></ul><ul><li>Shinto was the original religion in Japan </li></ul>What is Shinto and what are some beliefs and practices ?
  26. 26. <ul><li>Zen Buddhism is a big group. </li></ul><ul><li>People study the teachings of the holy man Buddha. </li></ul><ul><li>People drink tea in a quiet garden to become more peaceful and respectful. </li></ul><ul><li>The most important three ideas of Buddhism are the Buddha, the Dahmma and the Sangha.These are called the three jewels </li></ul>What Is Buddhism And What Are Some Beliefs And Practices?
  27. 27. <ul><li>There is a Shinto shrine in most peoples’ homes </li></ul><ul><li>People walk by statues of the Buddha every day </li></ul><ul><li>Children say the names of the three jewels, and at the same time they make offerings. </li></ul><ul><li>Most people are baptized and married in a Shinto shrine and buried in a Buddhist temple </li></ul>How does religion show up in families' homes and daily life ?
  28. 28. <ul><li>Ikebana is flower arranging </li></ul><ul><li>It means “living flowers” </li></ul><ul><li>Floral art was reserved for men </li></ul>IKEBANA
  29. 29. <ul><li>Rock gardens are rocks that are decorated and symbolize things. </li></ul><ul><li>In the Japanese language there are 1,850 written characters. </li></ul><ul><li>Pop music is a big part of Japan culture. </li></ul>Art Forms
  30. 30. <ul><li>Bunraka puppets are beautiful </li></ul><ul><li>It takes three puppeteers to work each bunraka puppet </li></ul><ul><li>Shows are mostly in parks, markets, and theaters </li></ul>Japanese Theater
  31. 31. <ul><li>The tokonoma is a beautiful spot in a house </li></ul><ul><li>The tokonoma contains a painting and flowers </li></ul><ul><li>The tokonoma is to show nature </li></ul>Tokonoma
  32. 32. <ul><li>Japanese like swimming, boating,and hiking </li></ul><ul><li>the most popular team sport is baseball </li></ul><ul><li>shogi is a popular board game </li></ul><ul><li>in the winter they go skiing </li></ul><ul><li>pachinko is a favorite game: is like pinball with thousands of balls </li></ul>What are some Japanese favorite sports and games?
  33. 33. <ul><li>Judo you try to defend your self </li></ul><ul><li>karate </li></ul><ul><li>kendo is a type of fencing </li></ul>what are some Japanese martial arts?
  34. 34. <ul><li>Wrestlers weigh more than 300 pounds </li></ul><ul><li>Sumo can do the splits </li></ul><ul><li>There are six matches per year </li></ul><ul><li>Wrestling has been around for 1500 years </li></ul>What is sumo wrestling

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