Japan’s Shoguns

Posted Eureka Lessons 7th Grade Social Science, Lessons

Rise of the 1st Shogun

Onin War Oda & Hideyoshi 


These 3 sets of resources include power points, cloze notes, and activities that cover the rise of the shogunate to Tokugawa's reign.  For help with the flow chart activities included in these downloads, see instructions from the Hideyoshi Unifies All of Japan.

Rise of the Shogun

  • Yoritomo and the Minamoto Face Off
  • Shogun
  • Daimyo
  • Samurai
  • Bushido
  • Bakufu

The Onin War

  • Oda Nobunaga
  • Seppeuku
  • Hideyoshi
  • Ieyasu Tokugawa

Tokugawa Era

  • From Kyoto to Edo (Tokyo)
  • Christianity in Japan
  • New Social Hierarchy

Alia Klein, "Rise of the First Shogun", "Onin War", and "Tokugawa". September 2007. PowerPoint Presentations and Lesson Plans.