Students practice verbal expressions for daily activities and create a wheel showing the times and activities they do in a day.
Daily_routine Games Grammar Time Verbs Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking
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 circulate around the class asking questions of each other to find people who fit the description on the sheet. When found, students sign on the appropriate line.
Daily_routine Differentiated_learning Grammar Verbs Primary Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students read a ghost story and put the jumbled word cards OR jumbled picture cards in order.
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Students are guided through the process of creating a speech to be presented to their Japanese class. The topics covered by the flowcharts are: About Japan, Event/Festival, My Hobby, My Dreams and Social Problems. The speeches are 1 to 2 minutes in length.
Grammar Senior_Secondary Reading Writing
Students perform the sick family skit multiple times according to the Director’s instructions. He makes them do it “slower”, “faster”, “scarier” etc. There are 7 parts, including the Director.
Family Grammar Health_and_sickness Role_play Skits Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking
Students work through examples of the conjunctions listed above then complete a cloze exercise in the form of a letter.
Family Grammar Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Reading Writing
Students read passages about Japanese teenagers then report on the information to the class.
Grammar School Youth Senior_Secondary Listening Reading Writing
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
Students ask a series of questions to try to work out which souvenir another student is holding. If they guess correctly they win the souvenir.
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