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Introduction to Japanese Folktales

This lesson plan uses art to explore the rich history of folktales in Japan to teach about Japanese traditions, history, and customs. This lesson also builds context for students by comparing Japanese and American folktales.

Provided by Cleveland Museum of Art
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Find out more about TeachJapan.
Lead funding for the Asian Art Museum’s TeachJapan is generously provided by The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership.
Additional support is provided by Susan and Kevin McCabe.

Teach Japan was created in collaboration with the following arts organizations: