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.
Simple poster explaining JAXA's Hayabusa 2 project and its relationship to Australia.
Simple 'small talk' template to help you and your JTE/HRT in New Horizon 6 Unit 3
A review activity for let's try one and two.
5x5 bingo cards for the alphabet.
I used this to introduce the shapes and shapes plus colors.
This is a review activity for kids studying let's Try Two
Who doesn't love card games?
The students practice asking 'What do you like?' and design t-shirts for their friends.
A quick activity that requires no preparation. Get the students into groups and have them ask each other what they like, then race to draw it on the board.
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.