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 look at a Japanese menu and discuss Japanese food. They may also proceed to a role play which takes place in a restaurant.
Food Kana Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking Writing
Songs Primary Reading
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 work on two tasks relating to kanji. In the first they look at how a stroke can be added to the kanji for “day” to form a new kanji. In the second, they form kanji compounds using cards.
Kanji Senior_Secondary Reading Writing Games
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 learn how to recognise the structure of kanji and become familiar with the concept of identifying and looking up a kanji compound by looking at its radical.
Kanji Senior_Secondary 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 perform reading and writing tasks on the topic of Family & Friends. Each task has an element of information gap.
Daily_routine Senior_Secondary Reading Writing School Youth
Students match pictures of families to corresponding text or vice versa.
Family Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking Writing