Students work through a series of activities based on the theme of Japanese traditional patterns
Integrated_curriculum Research Describing Primary Traditions
Students get to know about rakugo by answering a rakugo quiz and watching a YouTube video of Katsura Sunshine, a foreign-born professional rakugo storyteller. Senior students can also create their own rakugo story, and gain inspiration for their language learning by listening to Katsura Sunshine talking about his language learning experiences in Japanese.
Integrated_curriculum Listening Traditions Skits Speaking
Students learn about Japanese language and culture through a quiz-style slideshow, which contains multiple choice questions with visual cues. Question and answer slides are followed by an explanatory slide which gives context and detail.
Travel Group_work Annual_events Food Integrated_curriculum Traditions Quiz
Students learn about Japanese language and culture through a quiz-style slideshow, which contains multiple choice questions with visual cues. Question and answer slides are followed by an explanatory slide which gives context and detail. Teachers’ notes provide further details.
Annual_events Integrated_curriculum School Leisure Travel Group_work Quiz
Students will learn expressions describing weather. They will be able to role-play giving a weather report from various cities around the world.
Integrated_curriculum Role_play Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking
Environment Integrated_curriculum Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Listening Reading
Students will practise numbers as they discuss the percentage of water in plants and animals. They will then brainstorm verbs relating to water use and discuss Australia’s and Japan’s use of water.
Environment Integrated_curriculum Numbers Verbs Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Listening Reading Writing