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1 Be the Samurai Project 50 Points -We will be doing a project on the different aspects of Samurai life. For this we will be using your History Alive (RED Books), pgs Each group is responsible for answering the worksheet questions for their section in a skit and also with a visual (written on a Poster (BIG!). You will be graded on a P (presentation) 20 Points, (2.5 Minutes Maximum) I (information) 20 Points, E (Entertaining) 10 Points Scale.

2 Be the Samurai Project Step 1: Pick a group of 3-4 Step 2: Pick a : Facilitator (someone double up if you have a group of 3): Keep group on track, talks to me if there are problems. Costume/Prop Designer: Makes sure costumes/props are high quality. Playwright: Makes sure that script is entertaining. Historian: Makes sure information is factual/questions answered. Step 3: Have the facilitator come see me with your group’s section choice.

3 Be the Samurai Project -During the Presentation you are responsible for writing down the information which relates to that section. -If you do not hear it in the presentation look for it on the projector. -If you are talking during other presentations I will deduct a half letter grade from yours. -If you are talking twice I will deduct two half letter grades, and you will fill out an action plan and serve a detention.

4 Be the Samurai Project 22.2 The Rise of the Samurai 1. Explain how these two figures are related. For example, what does each figure promise the other? A: The shogun rewarded the samurai with land or appointments to office. The samurai promised to serve and protect the shogun. 2. Explain how these two figures are related. A: The daimyo gave the samurai land, money, and appointments to office. The samurai promised to be obedient and loyal to the daimyo.

5 Be the Samurai Project 22.3 The Samurai’s Armor and Weapons 1. Label three important parts of the samurai’s armor. 2. Label the samurai’s weapon. 3. Add one additional weapon to the drawing. Label it.

6 Be the Samurai Project 22.4 Military Training and Fighting 1. Write one interesting detail about a samurai’s training in archery. A: Samurai learned to shoot accurately while riding horseback. 2. Write one interesting detail about a samurai’s training to use the sword. A: Samurai learned how to fight against more than one person at a time.

7 Be the Samurai Project 22.4 Military Training and Fighting 3. In the voice bubble, write what a samurai might say before a battle.

8 Be the Samurai Project 22.5 Mental Training 1. In the thought bubble, write what a samurai should think about every day to overcome his fear of death.

9 Be the Samurai Project 22.5 Mental Training 2. In the space below, write an example of how samurai were trained to be prepared at all times. A: One samurai was hit with a wooden sword throughout the day until he learned to always stay alert.

10 Be the Samurai Project 22.6 Training in Writing and Literature 1. Above the samurai, draw an example of a calligraphy character a samurai might practice. 2. What is haiku? A: Haiku is poetry that consists of three lines of five, seven, and five syllables.

11 Be the Samurai Project 22.7 Training for the Tea Ceremony Around the samurai, draw and label three objects a samurai would see when he attended a tea ceremony. A: Drawings might include a tea caddy, a small bowl, a wooden dipper, a whisk, a scroll painting, a flower arrangement, or an urn.

12 Be the Samurai Project 22.8 Training in Spiritual Strength 1. In the thought bubble, write something to show how a samurai would prove his devotion to Amida Buddha.

13 Be the Samurai Project 22.8 Training in Spiritual Strength 2. Sketch a Zen garden below. Label what each item in the garden stands for. A: The sand stands for the sea, the rocks for islands. 3. Explain how one can achieve enlightenment according to Zen Buddhism. A: One can achieve enlightenment through meditation and through giving up logical thinking.

14 Be the Samurai Project 22.9 The Code of Bushido and Samurai Values 1. In the thought bubble, write how the samurai believed he should act toward his lord.

15 Be the Samurai Project 22.9 The Code of Bushido and Samurai Values 2. List at least three reasons a samurai might commit seppuku. A: A samurai might commit seppuku (1) to preserve personal honor, (2) to avoid capture in battle, (3) to atone for a crime, shameful deed, or insult to another, (4) as a form of protest against an injustice, (5) as punishment for a crime, or (6) because of the death of a lord.

16 Be the Samurai Project Women in Samurai Society 1. Draw a 12th-century samurai woman next to the male samurai. The size of the woman should show her status in the 12th century as compared to a samurai man at this time. A: The drawing might show a woman in a fighting position and the same size as the male samurai. 2. How did the position of samurai women change from the 12th to the 17th century? A: Samurai women became completely under the control of men.

17 Japan Test  Take everything off your desks.  Take out a piece of paper  Number 1-40 do not skip spaces. (There are no short answer questions)  Make sure to head your paper properly  Title your paper “Japan Test”


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