Junior High School

In Japan, Junior High School consists of 3 grades. Students are usually between 12 and 15 years old. English is a full, required subject and consists of speaking, listening, reading, and writing practice. Much of the curriculum is designed around the grammar points and vocabulary used for school entrance exams.

Newest activities

Music Quiz

DJ ALT in the houuuuuse!

Battle for Japan - The Warring States

Anoldalt's version of this evergreen activity.

My Bridge Materials

Assorted materials I prepared for the Bridge textbook that I never got to use.

Landmines and Aki Ra Crossword

A short crossword puzzle for New Crown 2 Lets Read 2

Passive Voice Quiz

Passive voice quiz questions that can be used with the first time students are learning the passive voice grammar.

The story of jack o lantern

This is a version of the original story of Jack o lantern.

Go Fish!

Play with a regular deck of cards and adapt to your target grammar. This upload uses "May I ~ ?"

Say the Word

A fun way to review lots of language points

Present Perfect Tense Dice Game!

A fun board game to get students using the present perfect tense.

Almost Pokemon Battle Game with Randomizer

Same as Almost Pokemon Battle, but with some small tweeks.

Hero Quest Review Game

This is a powerpoint game that can be used for quiz games, write and race or row feud quizzes.

Prefecture Quiz (Updated to 32)

A 4-hint listening quiz using famous things about different Japanese prefectures.

USA vs Japan

This is a culture activity with 10 questions designed to show students that, although the USA and Japan are very different, there are many things they have in common too.

Speed Speak

A student and their partner both hold up a card with pictures, and they have to race each other to make a sentence first.

Comparitives Interview Sheet

Sheet with twenty-four comparitives question prompts: which do you like better/best.

Sunshine 3 Review Crossword Puzzle

Crossword puzzle with clues from the Sunshine 3 textbook.

Passive Quiz and Fiat Feud Game

Three choice quiz to introduce and a feud quiz to practice passive voice

Where is it eaten?

Country food quiz!

Complete the Sentence (Passive Voice)

Questions and sentence prompts that can be used with passive voice.

Comparison Competition

Students compete to make the best sentence they can for an adjective. Grammar used includes ~er, ~est, more, most, and as ~ as.


Top 10 Activities
  • MRI Quiz A cool creepy looking quiz for practicing 'What's this?' 15
  • Super Mario Christmas Blast A fun Christmas Mario-themed quiz game, where teams battle each other in a test of knowledge! Built off the original Super Mario Typhoon by Alexander Grant. 15
  • Battle for Japan A write and race game based on the Senkoku Jidai quiz game found on the Englipedia site. 10
  • Code Breakers ALT reads a series of numbers and students must convert them to letters to figure out the secret word. 10
  • Magic Quiz A family feud style quiz game 9
  • Foods from Around the World A sleek and simple cultural presentation showing off traditional and famous foods from countries around the world. 9
  • Uno Like Card Games A speaking activity based on the Uno Card Game. The same deck can also be used to play Go Fish 9
  • Cute Hand-drawn Phonics Chart (A-Z) A bright and cute hand-drawn phonics sheet covering the letters of the alphabet. 9
  • Almost Pokemon Battle Game This is a write and race activity the students play in groups. 8
  • ALMOST MARIO KART Powerpoint Game The students work together as a team to answer the teachers question in fun class race. I added one for Passive Voice. 6