Unit Plan Title: Asia
Students will analyze, examine, and evaluate the geography, art, culture, government, and history of
are countries of Asia like?
What language do they speak?
What is their government like?
What previous governments have they
What are some good places to visit in this country?
What are some things that you should know about customs in
this country before you visit?
How is their music and art different than American music and art?
What are some major
resources of this country?
Where are Asia countries located?
Students will identify the primary language various countries of Asia.
Students will identify and describe
government of countries of Asia and compare it with our government.
Students will describe recent changes in Asian countries.
will identify specific tourist attractions in countries of Asia.
Students will evaluate customs needed for travel in Asia and
give recommendations for tourists, or create a pictoral of everyday life in their chosen country.
Students will compare
and contrast art forms of Asia with American art forms.
Students will identify major resources of Asia.
will identify the locations of various countries of Asia.
1. Students will identify
countries of Asia on a political map.
2. Introduce general information on Asia in order for students to gain enough information
to do #3.
3. Students will select a country from Asia for research.
4. Student will research, interpret, and evaluate
their selected country to discover its resources, history, government, language, customs, music, and tourist attractions and
compare/contrast this information with America.
5. Students will then organize their information and create a multimedia
6. Students will give presentations to the class on their selected country.
Approximate Time Needed
Familiarity with MS PowerPoint,
Internet Explorer, Encarta
A variety of books and documentaries
on Asia , Internet Explorer, Encarta, and PowerPoint will be needed.
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Accommodations for Differentiated Instruction
Paired work arrangement, extra time for completing project
This unit is designed for all students, but extending the quality of
the research and presentation will accommodate GT students. You may even have them further extend their research into
results of __________ (their topic) on the current world in detail. GT students may also build a website on their selected
ESL or Bilingual:
Newer computers are already coming with Windows Xp and Office Xp.
These computers have translation software built into them and can interpret for students written work and Internet browsing.
Overall, the concept is the same, but grading and other special accommodations may need to be taken into consideration.
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