Students are introduced to and learn about sumo through key words and phrases presented in a number of games and activities.
Games Traditions Primary Listening Reading
: Students work in teams to be the first to determine the room of the house described by the teacher. The teacher reads clues from the list provided.
Games House Traditions Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking Writing
Students try to guess the konbini item by listening to the clues read out by the teacher. Students compete in teams to try and win the most items.
Describing Games Shopping Junior_Secondary Listening Food
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 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
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 prepare a TV show skit where they practise introducing themselves and answering about their favourite fruit (or other category). There are 4 people per group.
Games Role_play Skits Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students learn the words for 12 sea creatures as they play card games and observation games using the IWB.
Animals Games Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking
Students learn about the geographical position of Japan in relation to Australia, learn the names of Japan’s main islands and complete a true/false quiz with 15 questions about Japan and its culture.
Games Travel Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Writing
Students use card games and task sheets to learn the pattern 「TransportationでPlaceに いきます。」.
Games Leisure Travel Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking Writing