Classroom Resources

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  • Quiz: About Japan

    Students learn about Japanese language and culture through a quiz-style slideshow, which contains multiple choice questions with visual cues. Question and answer slides are followed by an explanatory slide which gives context and detail. Teachers’ notes provide further details.

  • Manga: High School Valentine’s Day

    Students put manga sections back in to their correct order as they read about Erin’s Valentine’s Day disaster. Erin decides to give a boy chocolates then finds out he already has a girlfriend. There is a lot of colloquial language spoken between the characters.

  • Make a Photo Story

    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.

  • Japanese Obentoo Activities

    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.

  • Information Gap: Writing and Reading

    Students perform reading and writing tasks on the topic of Family & Friends. Each task has an element of information gap.

  • Composition Writing

    Students practise constructing compositions, using 5 Steps. The process teaches students to think about the structure of their texts and plan in advance. Sample texts and questions come from HSC Online.

  • Youth Issues: Reported Information

    Students read passages about Japanese teenagers then report on the information to the class.

  • Using Flash Cards

    Students can learn new vocabulary and play various games using the flashcards which cover many topics.

  • Boardgame: School

    : Students play a board game about school. They advance according to their ability to talk about what happens in their school in Japanese. Chance cards provide an added element of luck.

  • Location of Objects

    Students complete worksheet(s) on giving the location of objects around the classroom.