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Japan America Society Visits Fourth Grade

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Franklin Fourth Graders learned about Japanese culture and schools, thanks to a visit to their classroom by representatives from the Japan-America Society of Pennsylvania.
 
The students learned how to locate Japan on a map and the students were able to try on traditional Japanese clothing, as well as examine Japanese textbooks and backpacks.
 
They learned some words in Japanese and saw a demonstration of Japanese writing.
 
Then it was time for some hands-on learning, as the students were taught how to do origami.
 
Each student also was presented with a piece of paper with their name written on it in Japanese.