Japan Land Of Contrasts (SE)

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In Japan Land of Contrasts the reader learns that Japan isn’t a large country, but it’s home to many millions of people. It has very few natural resources, yet it’s one of the wealthiest countries in the world. Japan has a rich history and culture, but the people are always looking towards the future. Japan is a land of contrasts.This text reviews the history, resources, culture, and people of Japan by exploring some of its contrasts. Features of the Book – Cultural and generational comparisons, – Chart with complex captions, – Aerial, historical, and action photographs, – Maps requiring interpretation, Purpose Japan: Land of Contrasts can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills and understandings: – Comparing and contrasting, – determining importance, – analysing Cause and effect, – exploring how people create places that reflect their culture

Themes covered in this book are: Different Lands, Geography, Celebrations

Reading Level: 29-30 (Sapphire)

AuthorJoanne Young

SeriesSkyrider Investigations

Year Level4


Guided Reading Level28


Theme/Topiccelebrations | Different Lands | Geography

Strategy/SkillsCause and effect | Comparing and contrasting | Determining importance | Using graphic sources

Page Count32