日本網の探求

      MEDIEVAL JAPAN

WEB QUEST

Designed by Nadia Kudsi & Elizabeth Graham

Scenario  Task. Process  Resources  Outcomes  Assessment

                           Scenario

 

You are a group of spies for  the court of the Mongols, led by Kublai Khan's great grandson, in the late 16th century. You have been ordered to gather information on the state and culture of Feudal Japan, by the Khan who is preparing another invasion of Japan, seeking revenge for previous losses.

 

Task                                                                                                                    

Investigate life in Feudal Japan , concentrating on such aspects as social  and political structure, leaders, specifically Nobunaga, Hideyoshi and Ieyasu,  military resources and methods of fighting, the warrior code, castle fortification, religion and other cultural aspects. You must give an oral report to the Khan , accompanied by a multimedia presentation using the App of your choice, showing him what you have discovered.

Process   

Step 1

You are to work in groups of three. You will be given  a set time to spy ( 6 periods ) in Japan ( computer room ) to complete your undercover investigation and prepare your report to the Khan.

Step 2  

Each member of the group will spy on a different aspect of Japanese life, but must take note of the following; the weakening of the central power of Emperor and the rise of powerful Shoguns; the effects of previous Mongol invasions  and the influence of  Westerners, not only in respect to religion but  the adoption of firearms. 

                                                                             Step 3                                                                                         

Each group member must keep a diary of their research and each member will select at least 3 primary and or secondary sources, e.g. maps , diagrams, pictures  or texts that you will smuggle back to the Khan , to support your presentation

 Resources 

http://www.samurai-archives.com/nobunaga.html

http://www.wsu:edu:8080/~dee/TOKJAPAN/ODA.HTML

http://www.sasked.gov.sk.ca/docs/mid/soc/gr7/74info/.html

http://library.thinkquest.org/C001119/history/parse.php3

http://mcel.pacificu.edu/as/students/bushido/bindex.html

http://www.e-budokai.com/articles/weapons.htm

http://columbia.edu/itc/eacp/asiasite/topics/index.html

http://www.lisashea.com/japan/articles.html

http://www.sfusd.kiz.ca.us/schwww/sch618/japan/Religion/Religions_of_Japan.html

http://sfusd.kiz.ca.us/schwww/sch618/japan/War/War_warfare_weapons.html

                                                                               

                                    

Outcomes

E4.2 Describes some of the main features of Past Societies

E4.8 Recognizes different perspectives about individuals, groups, events and issues with some guidance

E4.11 Selects and uses appropriate written , oral and graphic forms to communicate clearly for a specific purpose

ICT Outcomes

Conducts research using information and communication technologies

Demonstrates internet/intranet skills

Demonstrates basic graphic skills to create, work with and modify images

Assessment

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