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 work through activities on the cultural aspects of individuals’ names. Students research their own names, present a talk, learn kanji used in Japanese names and make meishi. There is also a Japanese text on Japanese names for senior students.
Kanji Primary Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Reading
The Japanese Collection at the Art Gallery is used as a stimulus for students to learn about Japanese culture and also read and create Japanese texts.
Traditions House Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading Writing
Students learn about the historical figure Ikkyuusan by reading a manga created using very simple Japanese.
Folktale Manga Traditions Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking
Students read the manga of the story of Kaguyahime. There are tasks to complete and discussion questions. They can also perform the skit or use it as a base for discussion on its themes and the topic of fairy tales.
Folktale Manga Skits Traditions Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking
Students match pictures of families to corresponding text or vice versa.
Family Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking Writing
Students work through a series of information gap exercises on the topic of daily routine; what time different activities occur.
Daily_routine Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking Writing
Students perform a short skit about the origins of the Tanabata Festival held in July. The skit emphasises the months and how the lovers can only meet once a year.
Annual_events Skits Primary Junior_Secondary Reading 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