A Shinto shrine is used for prayer to the kami and purification.  This one has many carvings including dragons and baku.

References

Spirituality Bibliography

Hartz, Paula R. Shinto – World Religions. New York: Facts on File, 1997.
Hoobler, Dorothy and Thomas. Confucianism – World Religions. New York: Facts on File, 1993.
Ichiro, Hori. Japanese Religion. Tokyo: Kodansha International Ltd., 1972.
Littleton, C. Scott. Understanding Shinto. London: Duncan Baird Publishers Ltd., 2002.
Miki, Fumio. Haniwa. New York: Weatherhill, 1974.
Oldstone-Moore, Jennifer. Understanding Confucianism. London: Duncan Baird
Publishers Ltd., 2003.
Till, Barry. The Japanese Shinto Shrine at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.
Victoria: The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1987
Turnbull, Stephen R. Samurai – The Story of Japan’s Great Warriors. New York:
Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., 2004
Exploring Buddhist Art – Honolulu Academy of Arts Catalogue, 2002.

http://www.lacma.org/art/perm_col/japanese/sculpture/haniwa.htm (February 2005)
http://www.lacma.org/art/perm_col/japanese/sculpture/sclpt.htm (February 2005)
www.rekihaku.ac.jp/e_news/index73/ (February 2005)
http://userpages.chorus.net/burleigh/art/haniwa.html (February 2005)
www.sivanandadlshq.org/religions/shintoism.htm (February 2005)
http://www.friesian.com/buddhism.htm (February 2005)
www.egreenway.com/taichichuan/kft1.htm (February 2005)
www.chiroweb.com/archives/15/02/13.html (February 2005)

Learning Resources Bibliography 

BonBernard, Trudie. Japan – Teacher’s Resource Package. Edmonton: Arnold
Publishing Limited, 1997.
Powerie, Steve and Sterling, Sharon. Global Citizens – Outlooks 6. Ontario: Oxford
University Press, 2001.
Multiple Intelligences – Teaching Kids the Way They Learn – Grade 6. Frank Schaffer Publications.
Religions of the World. CD-ROM. Ontario: National Book Service, 1995.


Learning Objectives Bibliography

• Social Studies K-7 - Prescribed Learning Outcomes (PLOs)–– Appendix A – Grade 6 http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/irp/ssk7/apa6.htm
• Comparative Civilizations 12 – (PLOs) –Appendix A – Learning Outcomes http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/irp/comciv12/apamai.htm
• International Languages – Japanese 5 to 12 – Appendix A – (PLOs) – Understanding Culture and Society http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/irp/jp5_12/apa4.htm
• Drama K-7 – Context http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/irp/fak7/apadra.htm#con / Drama 8-10 – Social and Cultural Context (PLOs) - http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/irp/drama810/apaconsc.htm
• Theatre Performance 11 & 12 – Appendix A (PLOs) – Context http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/irp/drama1112_tp.pdf#nameddest=drama1112_apa



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