Let's Try 1 Unit 9 "Who are you?" Guessing game

This is a speaking activity I used with my 3rd graders. Feel free to revise it as you see fit.

Materials you need:
small flash cards of the animals from the textbook
A4 sized flashcards of the animals

  • make sure to demo it first with the ALT.
  1. choose one card that you like and keep it a secret.
  2. janken with the HRT, the winner goes first. (winner is A, loser B)

conversation flow:

A: Who am I?
B: Are you a _________ ?

A: (if correct) Yes, I am. I'm a ______.

A: (if wrong) No, I'm not a ____.
B: Who are you?
A: I'm a _

  • don't forget to post the a4 sized animal flashcards so students can easily refer to it when guessing.
  • tell the students they can do this 3-5 rounds with different classmates.
  • feel free to revise the conversation script depends on the level of your students.
Submitted by okayer February 27, 2023 Estimated time: 10-15 mins.
  1. rusty bucket March 3, 2023

    Thank you for this, I played a tweaked version of it with my 3rd graders and they loved it.

  2. ALTresource January 31, 2024

    To save resources, I decided not to print and use small cards. I simply let my students choose their animals on their own. Of course, the A4 sized flashcards are a must.

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