Classroom Resources

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  • Fujisan

    Students work through a series of activities on the theme of Mt Fuji with a focus on the environment and significant world heritage sites.

  • Language Discovery Online

    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.

  • Description Karuta Game

    Students take turns reading descriptions and grabbing picture cards that match the descriptions.

  • Manga: High School Valentine’s Day

    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.

  • Hiragana Katakana Game

    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).

  • Manga: Ghost House

    Students read a ghost story and put the jumbled word cards OR jumbled picture cards in order.

  • IWB Resources Konbini Sugoroku

    An Interactive Whiteboard resource which contains activities for learning and practicing vocabulary and expressions related to convenience stores in Japan, through the game of Sugoroku.

  • My Name’s Meaning

    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.

  • Art Speaks Japanese

    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.

  • Creating a Restaurant Menu

    Students look at a Japanese menu and discuss Japanese food. They may also proceed to a role play which takes place in a restaurant.