Pilgrimage - students go on a pilgrimage as either Lady Murasaki Shikibu, Emperor Go-Toba, Shogun Minamoto Yoritomo, female samurai Gozen Tomoe, monk Honen, or empress Hojo Masa-ko.
Lady Murasaki's Diary - biography and diary exerpts.
The Stages of Life - charting the stages of womens' lives using information from the story.
Poetry Pages - describing moods and themes in Heian and early feudal period poems. Writing poems and holding a class "poetry contest."
Traditions that Transcend the Centuries - Two pages of contemporary photos showing ageless Japanese traditions.