Classroom Resources

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  • Play: The Big Turnip

    This play, based on a Russian folktale, comes from a collection of plays and skits created by the ACT Japanese teachers’ group for use in their primary and junior secondary classrooms. Students work cooperatively in groups or as a class to prepare and perform the play for their classmates or at a school event.

  • Survey Quiz Show

    Students participate in a game show (like the old show “Family Feud”) where they guess how people responded to a survey.

  • Information Gap: Family

    Students match pictures of families to corresponding text or vice versa.

  • Skit: The Whole Family is Sick

    Students perform the sick family skit multiple times according to the Director’s instructions. He makes them do it “slower”, “faster”, “scarier” etc. There are 7 parts, including the Director.

  • Me and My Family

    Students work through examples of the conjunctions listed above then complete a cloze exercise in the form of a letter.

  • Solving Problems on Giving and Receiving Using Logic

    Students use their knowledge of giving and receiving verbs combined with logic to solve the problem of who received what from whom.

  • Play: The Big Turnip

    Students act out this children’s story which can be easily understood by an audience with or without knowledge of Japanese. The play can be used by students not only in the classroom but also as a presentation for a school event. There are 9 parts.

  • Play: Seven Goats

    Students practise and perform the short play しちひきのこやぎ which has a cast of 9 players, including 7 “kids” (child goats), the kids’ mother and a wolf.