Karuta Today

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Title

Karuta Today

Description

This collection includes Japanese government agency karuta games made for public education of both Japanese and English speakers, as well as articles about the use of karuta in schools and as an elementary pedagogy tool.

Contributor

Michaela Kelly http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6417-6860

Language

English
Japanese

Audience Education Level

High school or above

Items in the Karuta Today Collection

English instructions for creating a karuta game
This pdf file offers English instructions for making an English karuta game offered by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Policy Karuta Interpretation in English
A five page document that explains the importance of the karuta slogans on the MHLW karuta game set.

Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Policy English Language Karuta Set 1/2
The first half of a public policy karuta game designed to educate English speakers about MHLW public policies and initiatives.

Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Policy English Language Karuta Set 2/2
The second half of the public policy karuta game designed to educate English speakers about MHLW public policies and initiatives.

Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Policy Japanese Language Karuta Set
The full set of cards for a public policy karuta game designed to educate Japanese speakers about MHLW public policies and initiatives.

Playing Uta Garuta
Photo published by Library of Congress, George Grantham Bain Collection depicting four women in kimono in a Japanese style room playing karuta.

Karuta on Ice
The .pdf copy of a news article published online by the Mainichi Shimbun. It details a game of karuta played by elementary school students in Nemuro City on the Northern Territories Day in 2017.

Instructions for Playing Competitive Karuta
Instructions offered on the 一般社団法人全日本かるた協会 website for the basic play of competitive poem karuta.

Lafayette Karuta
A set of A-Z English haiku written by staff of the Lafayette College Library during the spring of 2017 and mounted on karuta game cards.

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