On Friday, November 17, sixth grade students completed the study of the history of Japan with a ‘Sushi and Tea Party.’ The sixth grade students had spent several weeks separated into different groups learning about the history of Japan. Each ‘Village’ had several roles simulating life in feudal Japan. The students enjoyed learning about Origami, the Japanese Tea Ceremony, Torii Gates and the history of Japan during this time period. As a special wrap up, several parents brought sushi, tea and other Japanese treats to sample and enjoy while the students added information about Japan to their world history timeline. For several of the students, it was their first time sampling sushi, and they were surprised by how much they enjoyed it.