Lesson Information

Fifth Grade Lesson - Purple

Week: 8 -- lesson ID: 628

Essential Questions:

Why is Russia so large? Why was Japan culturally isolated? Does geography play a role in how countries evolve, how they create a national identity, and how they interact with the world today?


Become familiar with how modern-day Russia and Japan evolved. 

Become familiar with the culture and the traditions of both countries. 
Become familiar with the social structure and leadership of both countries. 

Vade Mecum

Vade Mecum List - Inca, Aztec Maya

Important Docs

documents for this lesson:

Early Russian Leaders

Class Presentation
Russian Timelines

The Standards

Lesson Standard:

4-5a: Students will draw historical conclusions and construct historical accounts from primary and secondary source materials.