Pencil

Requirements

Requires students to have a pencil or a similar writing instrument.

Recent activities
Sentaku Poetry

This lesson teaches the students the basics of how to write two types of poetry—acrostic and persona.

Finger Twister

Students practice the days of the week by playing Twister using their fingers.

Make A Face

Students connect numbers to the correct phrases and finally to the appropriate pictures.

Secret Sentence

Students must use their powers of deduction to guess the hidden sentence on the board.

Spongy Intros

The aim of this worksheet is to help 1st graders practice self-introductions and understand its format structure.

How To Get Around School

This lesson should be used as a review activity AFTER the students already know how to ask and express directions.

Zapper Zoo

A write and race powerpoint game. Useful for review.

Whose ~ is it?

Students listen to the ALT and JTE's conversation using possessive grammar and write what they heard.

Actionnaire

Students practice saying prepositional sentences and watch them come true right in front of their eyes.

Trip Diary

Students write about their class trips.

Omikuji Fortune Telling

Students draw fortunes (omikuji) from different categories to determine their futures!

100 Yen Shop

Students guess which items are 100 yen or antiques.

3 Cats

Students practice (or are introduced to) plural nouns by finding easy words in a word search, then reporting how many of each word they have found.

Weather Chat

To complete a weather map of Japan, students interview each other.

Introducing Characters

Students mingle and exchange character cards whilst introducing the characters to their friends. The aim is to try to find out the relationship of as many characters as possible within 8 minutes.

Household Chores

Students do a survey in class to see how often they help their mother around the house.

Bus Directions

Students work at a hotel front desk giving "customers" written directions to various sites around the city using a bus route map. (Review of New Crown 2 & 3 We're Talking 1)

Remember

Students aim to remember multiple "May/Could I ~" sentences.

Best Sentence

A judge will decide after hearing each slip of concluding sentences which one is the funniest or most interesting.

Fruit Basket "Have You Ever...?"

A fun game played with a circle of students in chairs.

Would You Like To Interview

Students try to ask 16 other students "Would you like to..." questions.

Dice Station

A group game where students take turns calling out stations and giving directions while trying to win points.

Farm

Students practice saying various animals and colors by placing them on a giant farm.

Can I Play Janken?

Students try to get bingo by asking for favors/permission using 'Can you/Can I...' questions.

Can you find the picture in the textbook?

Students search their textbook for pictures that match the criteria and then write a quiz for their classmates.

What are animals doing GAME

A point get game for practicing the present progressive.

Invite Me Baby

Students aim to understand the grammar and form a free dialogue around various questions.

It's About Christmas

A Christmas-themed worksheet activity where students learn Christmas vocabulary and create sentences with prepositional phrases.

Make a Monster

Students use present tense plural verbs to form sentences to describe an original monster.

Oh No! Bingo

A tactical bingo game where bingo is bad. Students practice speaking as well as listening.

Past Tense Dice Game

This is a board/dice game that practices the irregular and regular past tense verbs. Students make one sentence each time they land on a square.

Mystery Burger, Please

Students learn how to order various fast food items then customize their own dialogue to practice with their friends.

Where's The Pickle?

A fun activity based on the Christmas tradition of finding the pickle ornament on the Christmas tree.

Time And Weather

An information gap game where students ask each other the time and weather in different parts of the world.

You Decide T/F

The ALT reads 4 sentences and the students have to decide which sentence is false. In groups, students write their own sentences and the other students have to find the liar.

Drawing Comparatives "-ER~THAN"

Students draw three sets of two comparatives according to the descriptions under each. Adjustable for superlatives.

Pencils and Bombs Review Quiz and Profile Game

A quiz review game and then a writing activity.

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus SONG ACTIVITY

A fun Christmas activity for listening, reading, and writing. San-nensei.

Past Tense Points

Students get into groups and try to come up with past tense sentences that will give them the most points.

Listening Race

Students listen to the teacher read Present Tense verb sentences and circle the correct picture.


Top 5 activities
  • Battle for Japan A write and race game based on the Senkoku Jidai quiz game found on the Englipedia site.
  • Code Breakers ALT reads a series of numbers and students must convert them to letters to figure out the secret word.
  • Almost Pokemon Battle Game This is a write and race activity the students play in groups.
  • 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.
  • New Year, New Me Teach the students about different new year traditions
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