Yokohama History Field Trip

For unit 2 of writer’s workshop, Through the Lens of History, grade 5 took a field trip to learn more about the history of Yokohama. We toured through Nihonnomaru, The Yokohama Port Museum and walked back to school through Yamashita Park learning more about Yokohama on the way.

We also had 3 guest speakers talk to us about life in Yokohama during the war, life in 1960’s Yokohama as a foreigner and changes in Yokohama port.

Students have chosen one history topic related to Yokohama/Japan for their history research report.

 

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