Parent Guide > Japan's Quest for Empire
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This week in class, we’re reading "Japan's Quest for Empire" by Jessica McBirney.
This article provides a brief history of Japan's age of imperialism throughout the 19th and 20th centuries.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Power & Greed as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"How does power corrupt?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this informational text at home:
- What was "Japan's Quest for Empire" about?
- What did you learn about Power & Greed?
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