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Lesson Plan: Acting Out History and Literature

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JAPAN
A Story About the Origins of Japan or Creation Myth

Acting Out History through the
creation myth of Japan is a lesson
designed to engage students
in history and literature
through a storytelling narrative
and role playing.

Procedural Description
The teacher selects the important concepts to be learned and emphasizes those before, during, and after the activity. The students will have prepared for the activity through assigned readings and class discussion.