japan Ms. Theus
Jefferson Terrace Third Grade Teacher
We are now doing a unit on Japan!!!

The following are important terms that we will be using frequently. They will help you when working on the qiuz and game.

AME = rain

BASHO = poet who wrote Haiku

FUTON = sleeping mat that can be put away

GOMOKU = children's game meaning 5 intersections

HAIKU = shortest form of poetry in Japan

HARU = spring

JAN KEN PON = game like rock-paper-scissors

KANJI = picture words

KIBI DUMPLING = dumpling of Japan

KIMONO = traditional form of dress

MOMTARO = Peach Boy

OHAYO = good morning

ONIGASHIMA = Ogre's Island

ORIGAMI = the art of paper folding

SAMURAI = warrior of old Japan

SOROBAN = Japanese abacus

TANABATA = Star Festival

TATAMI = straw floor covering

ZORI = sandal-type shoe made of rice straw
My Quia activities and quizzes
Vocabulary of Japan
exciting game that requires knowledge of Japanese words.
Vocabulary of Japan
Test your knowledge of Japan.
Last updated  2008/09/28 11:20:44 PDT