Classroom Resources

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  • Language Discovery Online

    Students are shown how to use the website Language Discovery Online to make contact with students in Japan that is secure and easy to use. The website assists them in composing messages in Japanese. The students in Japan reply in English.

  • Survey Quiz Show

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

  • Job Seeking Activity

    Students pretending to be job seekers are matched with one of four part time job options by answering a series of questions asked by the students playing the role of an employment agency.

  • 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.

  • Manga: Ghost House

    Students read a ghost story and put the jumbled word cards OR jumbled picture cards in order.

  • IWB Resources Konbini Sugoroku

    An Interactive Whiteboard resource which contains activities for learning and practicing vocabulary and expressions related to convenience stores in Japan, through the game of Sugoroku.

  • Speech Creation

    Students are guided through the process of creating a speech to be presented to their Japanese class. The topics covered by the flowcharts are: About Japan, Event/Festival, My Hobby, My Dreams and Social Problems. The speeches are 1 to 2 minutes in length.

  • My Name’s Meaning

    Students work through activities on the cultural aspects of individuals’ names. Students research their own names, present a talk, learn kanji used in Japanese names and make meishi. There is also a Japanese text on Japanese names for senior students.

  • Kanji:Tasks

    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: Radicals

    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.