Houghton Mifflin Social Studies
Across the Centuries

Lesson at a Glance
Chapter 9, Lesson 1: Land of the Rising Sun (pp. 222-226)

The Big Idea
Framework Concept: Continuity Isolated by the sea, the early people of Japan established a distinct culture that developed with few influences from other countries, except China.

Lesson Outline
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Check for Understanding


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