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Grade 10 Social Studies

Eastern Civilization

What we do:

History of Eastern Civilization focuses on the history of Japan, China and Southeast Asia from a topical approach. The social, cultural and religious backgrounds of this region are examined with special attention paid to, the “modern histories” of Japan and China, largely focusing on the nineteenth and twentieth century’s.

How we do it:

Direct Instruction

  • Structured Overview
  • Lecture- PowerPoint
  • Drill and Practice
  • Didactic Questions

Indirect Instruction

  • Case Studies
  • Reading for Meaning
  • Reflective Discussion
  • Writing to Inform

Experimental Learning

  • Narratives
  • Games
  • Storytelling
  • Focused Imaging

Independent Study

  • Essays
  • Computer Assisted Instruction
  • Assigned Questions
  • Learning Centers

Interactive Instruction

  • Debates
  • Role Playing
  • Brainstorming
  • Peer Partner Learning
  • Discussion
  • Think, Pair, Share
  • Cooperative Learning

Instructional Skills

  • Explaining
  • Questioning
  • Wait Time


  • Alternative Assessments
  • Graphic Organizers
  • KWL
  • Picture Word Inductive Model
  • Story Mapping