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 look at photos, video and a song to learn about the components of obentoo.They can also make a virtual obento using the link to the Erin site.
Food Role_play School Songs Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students are introduced to and learn about sumo through key words and phrases presented in a number of games and activities.
Games Traditions Primary Listening Reading
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 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 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
By ringing directory assistance to get a telephone number, students practice greetings for telephone conversations, asking for and giving telephone numbers and asking for information to be repeated.
Numbers Role_play Skits Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking