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.
Have your students practice present progressive or past tense using Calvin and Hobbes comic strips.
Students become 'travel agents' and use gerunds to promote a prefecture.
Interviewing students and teachers while using the relative pronoun.
Sort of an English Board I used to put up in my schools
Simple poster explaining JAXA's Hayabusa 2 project and its relationship to Australia.
Introduction into Brazil
Introducing the UK to the students
Textbook treasure hunt activity to review grammar and content from Sunshine 3, Programs 1 through 7.
Students draw and write using prepositions to describe their dream burger set.
'Name 5'-style trivia game that uses relative pronouns (who, which, that e.g. Sunshine 3 Program 7)
Movie making activity to practice the relative pronoun "who." (Ex: He is a student who likes English.)
A simple introduction via PowerPoint to show several ways in which we use "they" and "them".
A room drawing activity to practice the "There is / There are" grammar.
A topic based quiz game inspired by the TV program Jeopardy
This game allows you to review vocabulary with the students by testing their listening and writing skills in pairs. Suitable for JHS and SHS, as well as low-level SHS students.
Group activity where students practice asking "Is there/Are there?" questions with locations (in, on, under, by). Made with New Horizons 2 Unit 6.2 in mind.
An activity to practice the "There is / There are" grammar by having the students search an airplane crash site.
A rubric for writing an essay about a Japanese event or festival.
In groups, students listen to questions from the ALT about family members in a family tree and race to answer the question correctly. This is for the "who" grammar point.
"Is there a _______ festival?" (insert weird festival)