Class theme/topics discussed:
How did you pick this theme or topic?
This lesson, Calligraphy was for Japanese Special Dinner.
How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
I introduced what 永字八法is. The eight strokes common in Chinese characters and which are found all in the one character.
How did students react?
They were having fun and asked a lot of questions. For example, the kanji what they wanted to write on paper, and the strokes.
Did they engage with each other and you?
What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)
漢字のお手本 from Oldenborg
Would you recommend this activity for a future class?
Why or why not?