Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
Japanese: Daily Routines
Photo panel images used in the class are from "Deai: The Lives of Seven Japanese High School Students" maintained by The Japan Forum Photo Data Bank.
California Department of Education Foreign Language Curriculum Frameworks
Japanese Bilingual Bicultural Program
Japanese Bilingual Bicultural Program: Scope and Sequence (PDF, 14 K)
Margaret Dyer's Recommendations
Be-Go Land International
A cross-cultural Web site by children from around the world talking about their day-to-day lives
Journey to Japan: A Day in the Life of a Japanese Child
A project plan for writing a story about Japanese life, including worksheets and reference links
Library of Congress Federal Research Division: Country Studies
Comprehensive information on the history, culture, politics, economy, and geography of over 100 countries, including Japan
Hirate, Susan H., and Noriko Kawaura. Nihongo Daisuki: Japanese for Children Through Games and Songs. Honolulu, HI: Bess Press, 1990.
Texts by Japanese publishers