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.
'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)
This is a complementary worksheet for the ''Time zones '' PowerPoint that is posted on the website.
Short PowerPoint quiz to practice "Who?" and "What Time?". Intended for New Horizons 1 Unit 6
Students listen to the description and draw 8 items to create a haunted house.
Students must correct sentences to review the Indirect Question grammar (Q-word + to or plain Q-word) and other grammar points. Ex: "I know how to make sushi." or "I know where the ALT lives."
Students practice speaking the grammar point while playing tic-tac-toe with a partner.
Find out what your future holds and practice the future tense using the classic fortune-telling game.
Does he / Does She Battleship
Students try to find their match via Would you cards.
Students play Janken and answer would you questions.