Students work through a series of activities based on the theme of bon-odori.
Annual_events Craft Describing Kanji Primary Research Role_play Junior_Secondary Traditions
Students work through a series of activities on the theme of Mt Fuji with a focus on the environment and significant world heritage sites.
Group_work Junior_Secondary Research Reading Songs Traditions Environment Quiz Skits Kanji Primary
Students are shown how to use the website Language Discovery Online to make contact with students in Japan that is secure and easy to use. The website assists them in composing messages in Japanese. The students in Japan reply in English.
ICT_IWB Primary Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Reading Writing
Students take turns reading descriptions and grabbing picture cards that match the descriptions.
Describing Games Group_work Junior_Secondary Listening Reading
Students put manga sections back in to their correct order as they read about Erin’s Valentine’s Day disaster. Erin decides to give a boy chocolates then finds out he already has a girlfriend. There is a lot of colloquial language spoken between the characters.
Annual_events Manga School Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Reading
Students label each other as a famous person and try to figure out who they are by asking about their nationality, physical appearance, job, hobbies etc.
Describing Differentiated_learning Games Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students practice the pattern of 「なんじに・・・ますか」 & 「～じに・・・ます」. The teacher can also conduct a class survey of students' waking and sleeping time by calling out various times and taking a tally.
Daily_routine Time Junior_Secondary Listening 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 create their own cardboard sumo wrestler and play against one another by tapping on their side of the ring.
Games Traditions Primary Junior_Secondary Speaking
Students can work with a kana non-reader to learn their kana better. A number coded system allows for the student to work with their helper to work through 70 hiragana and 70 katakana symbols (the basic symbols and the tenten).
Games Kana Junior_Secondary Reading