Students work through a series of activities based on the theme of bon-odori.
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Students work through a series of activities on the theme of Mt Fuji with a focus on the environment and significant world heritage sites.
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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.
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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.
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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 make a digital photo presentation using software such as ‘Photo Story' and ‘iPhoto' as a starter project for making videos. This will enable students to gain skills in making an audiovisual presentation, making it easier to create good videos later.
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Students use their higher-order thinking skills and creativity to devise scenarios, student roles, props, lighting, editing techniques for a video project of their choice.
ICT_IWB Movie Skits Primary Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Speaking 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