Enrich your Japanese classroom with a collection of resources
for all learners from The Japan Foundation, Sydney.
Students prepare and perform a skit in which a TV show host asks for updates and events via satellite from several different journalists around the world. Language: Weather and time around the world, 「(place) は (weather) です。」、 Introducing people. 「こちらは＿＿＿＿＿さんです。」 「Places/events があります。」、「Activity をします。」
Role_play Weather 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 are given a card telling them who they are in a family. They move around the classroom trying to find the other members of their family by asking questions in Japanese. The aim is to be in the family that finds all its members first.
Family Games Group_work Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students compete in teams to be the first to reach the top of the house. Teams advance by answering questions correctly and also creating sentences about the rooms they pass through.
Games House Traditions Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking
Students play a boardgame in groups where they have to make their way around a Japanese convenience store. The winner makes it to the EXIT first.
Games Shopping Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking Food
The class divides into 2 and students circulate practising inviting and accepting/declining invitations to places. The winning side is decided by luck, depending on how many acceptances they receive.
Games Invitations Leisure Role_play Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students perform reading and writing tasks on the topic of Family & Friends. Each task has an element of information gap.
Daily_routine Senior_Secondary Reading Writing School Youth
Students practise constructing compositions, using 5 Steps. The process teaches students to think about the structure of their texts and plan in advance. Sample texts and questions come from HSC Online.
Greetings Senior_Secondary Writing School Youth
Environment Integrated_curriculum Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Listening Reading