Classroom Resources

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  • 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'

  • 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.

  • Video Production in the Classroom

    Students use their higher-order thinking skills and creativity to devise scenarios, student roles, props, lighting, editing techniques for a video project of their choice.

  • Creating a Restaurant Menu

    Students look at a Japanese menu and discuss Japanese food. They may also proceed to a role play which takes place in a restaurant.

  • Information Gap: Family

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

  • Information Gap: Daily Routine

    Students work through a series of information gap exercises on the topic of daily routine; what time different activities occur.

  • Rooms of a Japanese House: 3 Hint Game

    : Students work in teams to be the first to determine the room of the house described by the teacher. The teacher reads clues from the list provided.

  • Skit: Make a Japanese TV Commercial

    Students choose/create a product that will be promoted in their TV advertisement. Students work in teams to write and rehearse the ad. They can use the samples given or create their own. This activity could begin by viewing some Japanese commercials on the internet.

  • Skit: Koala at Customs

    Students prepare and perform a funny, short (1 page) skit that takes place in Japan. There are two parts: the Passenger and the Officer. The passenger is found to have concealed a live koala in their bag.

  • Role Play: World Events Report

    Students prepare and perform a skit in which a TV show host asks for updates and events via satellite from several different journalists around the world. Language: Weather and time around the world, 「(place) は (weather) です。」、   Introducing people.  「こちらは_____さんです。」   「Places/events があります。」、「Activity をします。」