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 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
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 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.
Games House Traditions Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking Writing
Students read the manga of the story of Sarukani gassen. They can then perform the skit or use it as a base for discussion on the theme of revenge. This story is known to all Japanese children; the tale of the battle between the monkey and the crab
Animals Folktale Manga Skits Traditions Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking
Students learn about the traditional Japanese food, omusubi, by learning how they are made and the popular fillings used. They answer questions in Japanese and read in hiragana the procedure for making them.
Food Manga Traditions Verbs Primary Junior_Secondary Speaking Folktale
Students read a simple version of the folktale in a manga format and answer 3 questions on the story and themes. Students are introduced to the “tanuki” and learn a Japanese song with 4 animal names and sounds (こぶた、たぬき、きつね、ねこ).
Animals Folktale Manga Songs Traditions Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking