Students work through a series of activities based on the theme of bon-odori.
How to use the resource
This unit of work comprises a PPT presentation and a series of task sheets.
Activity 1: Learn about bon-odori
Students learn vocabulary related to bon-odori.
Activity 2 : Yukata
Students learn about the yukata and make their original yukata with origami.
Activity 3 : Kanji
Students learn the kanji 'matsuri'.
Activity 4 : Uchiwa making
Students design their original fan and describe it in simple Japanese.
Activity 5 : Learn the bon-odori dance.
Students learn how to dance bon-odori in Japanese
Activity 6 : Invite a friend
Students learn how to invite a friend to bon-odori.
Activity 7 : Research other styles of dance in the world
Students research different dance types in the world and present one in simple Japanese.