Classroom Resources

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  • Taiko and the rhythm of Japanese

    Students learn about the rhythm of Japanese focusing on haku (mora). In activities using their hands, feet drums etc. students become familiar with the pronunciation of Japanese words.

  • Japanese Language and Culture through Rakugo

    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.

  • 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.

  • Sumo Related Activities

    Students are introduced to and learn about sumo through key words and phrases presented in a number of games and activities.

  • Rooms of a Japanese House: 3 Hint Game

    : Students work in teams to be the first to determine the room of the house described by the teacher. The teacher reads clues from the list provided.

  • Grand Prix Quiz: House

    Students form teams to answer questions about a Japanese house. They choose the room they wish to answer a question on and points are awarded if they answer correctly.