Classroom Resources

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  • Daily Routine

    Students practice verbal expressions for daily activities and create a wheel showing the times and activities they do in a day.

  • Time Check with Clocks

    Students work in pairs to set the clock at a particular time and converse in Japanese about what time it is.

  • Using Transport to Go to Places

    Students use this reading material as a reading task, card games and task sheets to learn the pattern 「TransportationでPlaceに いきます。」.

  • Taiko and the rhythm of Japanese

    Students learn about the rhythm of Japanese focusing on haku (mora). In activities using their hands, feet drums etc. students become familiar with the pronunciation of Japanese words.

  • Play: The Little Red Hen

    This play, based on a 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.

  • Play: Ikkyusan

    This play, based on the true story of a famous boy monk, 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.

  • 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.

  • Japanese Language and Culture through Rakugo

    Students get to know about rakugo by answering a rakugo quiz and watching a YouTube video of Katsura Sunshine, a foreign-born professional rakugo storyteller. Senior students can also create their own rakugo story, and gain inspiration for their language learning by listening to Katsura Sunshine talking about his language learning experiences in Japanese.

  • Play: The Boys and the Dango

    This play, based on an old Japanese story, 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.This story came from a NSW Dept of Education and Training School Magazine.

  • Developing Language through culture with YURUKYARA

    Series of activities exploring the topic of Yuru-kyara, culminating with a creative writing task 'Create your own ゆるキャラ'