In Japan, Elementary School consists of 6 grades with students' ages ranging from about 6 to 12. The frequency and level of English classes might differ a lot from area to area. English will become a full subject for grades 5 and 6 in 2020. Elementary classes usually center on speaking.
This is a variation of the eraser grabbing keyword game commonly played throughout Japanese schools! Its a simple variation with no prep!
This is a powerpoint to help practice the vocabulary for this lesson. Useful for keyword game and teacher three choice quiz.
A picture for practicing 'how many' and stationery.
Bomb activity to practice any Yes / No question type grammar points.
A powerpoint to help do the first lesson of this unit.
An activity that has students running around to give you the item you ask for while practicing "This is / That is" and "Here you are."
Alternative Hangman activity
Powerpoint activities for let's try 2 lesson 4. Focus on teaching the vocabulary such as 'Wake-up time'
Group of kids speak/yell their target vocabulary while the rest of the class listens to them. The rest of the class must individually pick out who said what.
A story about two people becoming friends.
A story about a Gorilla freeing animals in the zoo.
Name card helpful for students and teachers as well
This works very well for reviewing WH-questions. The students have a chance to talk to everyone in the classroom by asking and answering questions.
This activity combines the directions lesson with the time lesson, using a maze. Students have to try and acquire as many clocks as they can in a limited period of time.
Players try to escape to the safe areas before they are tagged.
Students use simple phonics to read and match words to pictures.
A powerpoint game to review feelings for Let's Try 1 Lesson 2
Fun class to practice various action words
A 5 x 5 style game for Let's Try 2 Lesson 2.
Students play Janken and touch the body part listed on the card.