The students in this clip try to recreate what the society was in early japan but they failed because they don't know that it was just a simple life with little schooling and lots of farming.
The teacher at the front of the class is explaining to the class that they often liked to trade items with other people outside of their community.
The class was asked if the women in early japan had any power and they didn't think the woman had much power and they were right. Woman in early japan couldn't do much they had little power to do anything except divorce they're husband and inherit things. They were prominent in court, agriculture, and they were good entertainers.
One of the students went to the library to study what Buddhism and Daoism was because they wanted to know more about early japan's religions.
The other two students went to the principal's office to show him how beneficial Zen is and why the early Japanese people used it.
These two students went to the candy shop because Reece wanted a lollipop while he described that prose fiction was vulgar gossip and that it was mostly women that wrote it.