Great East Japan Earthquake and Energy policy and production by Noriko Kolbe derived from Sample Project

created on Jul 31, 2015 modified on Jul 21, 2017 06:26

description:

 Students will help support Japanese speaking Georgians to develop a stance on critical energy issues in Georgia by creating a webpage in Japanese that outlines environment and energy policy of Georgia Chamber of Commerce that includes Japanese perspectives and culturally authentic and meaningful for a Japanese audience.

 Additionally, the students identify gaps in the environment and energy policy of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce website (in English).

publisher:
Noriko Mori-Kolbe
publish_date:
Aug. 4, 2015
contributors:
Noriko Mori-Kolbe
copyright:
CC BY-NC-SA
uri:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mNf3HlUZmTondn9oCJlLDHEnuiEFzUdoJ2KBtJl4r1c/edit?usp=sharing

Language: Japanese, English


Subject Area(s): the environment, language and literature, science


Instructional Context


Product Target Culture:
Japanese

Heritage Learners:
no

Audience Location:
Japan and Georgia

Product Description:
Energy policy in digital format

Language Proficiency


ILR Scale Listening:
2

ILR Scale Reading:
1

ILR Scale Listening:
1

ILR Scale Speaking:
1 2

ILR Scale Writing:
1 2

ACTFL Scale:
4

ILR Scale Reading:
2

World Readiness Standards


Communities
School and Global
Lifelong Learning

Communication
Presentational

Connections
Making Connections
Acquiring Information and Diverse Perspectives

Comparisons
Language comparisons

Communication
Interpretive

Cultures
Relating Cultural Products to Perspectives
Relating Cultural Practices to Perspectives

Comparisons
Cultural comparisons

Communication
Interpersonal

21st Century Skills


Information, Media, and Technology Skills
Information Literacy
Media Literacy
Technology Literacy

Life and Career Skills
Flexibility and adaptability
Social and Cross Cultural Skills
Productivity and Accountability

Interdisciplinary Themes
Global Awareness

Information, Media, and Technology Skills
Communication
Collaboration

Project Sequence Overview

Preparing for the Project

1. Discussion of natural disasters - An activity to activate learners’ prior knowledge and experiences about the content will be used in preparation for the project. more detail

Launching the Project

1. Viewing the video clip of Great East Japan Earthquake (3.11) - A viewing activity of dramatic video clips of Great East Japan Earthquake (3.11) will be used as an entry event. Students will be provided with a list of key vocabulary words. Students watch a news report of other countries (in English) for culture comparison. more detail

Managing the Project

1. Current problems due to the disasters - Read articles to learn there are still problems due to 3.11 more detail

2. Interview native speakers - Interview exchange students from Japan on GSU campus. more detail

3. People’s opinions about nuclear power generation. - Learn about proponent and opponent of nuclear power generation. more detail

4. Alternative energy - Research alternative energies more detail

5. Interview native speakers - Interview exchange students from Japan on GSU campus more detail

6. USA energy situation - Learn Georgia energy situation. more detail

7. Create a webpage - Create a webpage in Japanese. more detail

Assessment

1. Assess a webpage - Peer assess a webpage of other groups more detail