Series of activities exploring the topic of Yuru-kyara, culminating with a creative writing task 'Create your own ゆるキャラ'
Reading Travel Writing Social_phenomenon Speaking
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.
ICT_IWB Family School Primary Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Speaking Writing
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.
ICT_IWB Movie Skits Primary Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Speaking 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
Students match pictures of families to corresponding text or vice versa.
Family Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking Writing
Students work through a series of information gap exercises on the topic of daily routine; what time different activities occur.
Daily_routine Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking Writing
: 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.
Games House Traditions Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking Writing
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.
Skits Primary Junior_Secondary Speaking Writing
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 Skits Travel Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking Writing
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。」
Role_play Weather Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking Writing