Enrich your Japanese classroom with a collection of resources
for all learners from The Japan Foundation, Sydney.
Students match pictures of families to corresponding text or vice versa.
Family Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking Writing
Students learn about the traditional Japanese food, omusubi, by learning how they are made and the popular fillings used. They answer questions in Japanese and read in hiragana the procedure for making them.
Food Manga Traditions Verbs Primary Junior_Secondary Speaking Folktale
Students ask each other for various items so they can finish packing their suitcase. There are 12 items to obtain altogether.
Games Travel Primary Junior_Secondary Speaking
Students complete worksheet(s) on giving the location of objects around the classroom.
School Junior_Secondary Reading Writing
Students practise and perform the short play しちひきのこやぎ which has a cast of 9 players, including 7 “kids” (child goats), the kids’ mother and a wolf.
Animals Family Skits Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking
Students put manga sections back in to their correct order as they read about Erin’s Valentine’s Day disaster. Erin decides to give a boy chocolates then finds out he already has a girlfriend. There is a lot of colloquial language spoken between the characters.
Annual_events Manga School Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Reading
Students participate in a game show (like the old show “Family Feud”) where they guess how people responded to a survey.
Family Games Grammar Role_play Skits Senior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking
Students form teams to answer questions about a Japanese house. They choose the room they wish to answer a question on and points are awarded if they answer correctly.
Games House Traditions Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students work in groups of four to write a script and role play a difficult situation involving some bad tasting tea! Julie doesn’t wish to offend her Japanese hosts so she distracts them with questions about their house.
Differentiated_learning Family Grammar Role_play Skits Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Speaking Writing