Critical Thinking

Develops students' critical thinking skills.

  • Jobs

    A PowerPoint, Lesson Plan, and Worksheet dedicated to jobs. Includes a warm-up and group writing/ speaking activities.

  • Where is it game (Where is~/Where are~)

    A criss cross variation activity where the class will answer the questions of the people(in the game) that they are helping. The questions will be read by the teacher. (Blue Sky 1 - Target 19)

  • December English Board

    How to play Dreidel and a Dreidel Wheel, December Calendar, Poll, and an example for music

  • Comparative and Superlative review quiz game

    I made this quiz for Junior High School Second Grade students to review comparative and superlative. It lasts 30-45 minutes, depending on your students' abilities and how you conduct the game.

  • JHS (is/are/am) Review

    An activity to help students remember the difference between is, are, and am. We were specifically reviewing Unit 8 (be +動詞ing) but this can be used as general review if they're having trouble.

  • Listening Practice (TV Shows)

    Short clips from Friends, The Big Bang Theory, and cartoons. Goes with a worksheet to fill in the dialogue.

  • Save Tom the Turkey! (Thanksgiving Activity)

    A brief PowerPoint about the concept of the Presidential Pardon of the Turkey with a matching letter-writing activity. Heavy focus on fun, creative writing

  • Simple NH2 Page 81 Activity

    Students will learn page 81 in New Horizons 2 and then practice the important parts of the dialogue.

  • Japanese and English Title Classmate Quiz!

    Students will talk about their favorite anime, TV show/drama, or movie (+more) and quiz their classmates on the English name!

  • A Simple Town Map & Directions Cheatsheet

    A simple yet effective map to use during your New Horizon 5 Unit 5 activities. And a cheatsheet for giving directions.

  • What does this gesture mean?

    A simple presentation/quiz where the students guess what each gesture means

  • Clue: Robbery

    Mystery game based on the Clue (Cluedo) board game. Students will use "If I were you, I would..." to give the police tips about the crime.

  • Changing Trains! NH2 Let's Talk Activity

    My JTE asked me to create this activity for page 81 of the NH 2 textbook. She wanted me to use the train route from our prefecture instead of the one in the text. Feel free to try it out!

  • Let's Write an Email

    This worksheet is specific to page 45 of the New Horizon 2 textbook; the Let's Write activity.

  • Ask Me! Please.

    This is a very basic worksheet that covers page 60 (Unit 4) of the New Horizon 3 textbook. It has scramble questions along with changing questions to indirect questions using: ~ Do you know...?

  • Listening Activity Collection of JHS 1nensei

    based on One World 1 JHS 1nensei Lesson 5 Tips for Listening #2 page 74

  • Tips for Explaining Things and People - Taboo Game

    based on One World JHS 2nensei Lesson 5 Tips for Speaking #4 page 64

  • How much is it? Using coins.

    Here are sheets with various sums of Japanese money on them. I used this for 6th grade at elementary school. At the moment they need to practice saying various prices.

  • Friendly Alphabets Digital Version

    This activity is for Let's Try 1 Unit 6, page 24. No cutting of cards, more time to interact and enjoy.

  • The Blue House (Story + Worksheet Activity)

    This is a 2-paged story meant for 3rd year high schoolers. It includes a worksheet for them to do either in class or for homework.

  • Picture Dictionary Animals & habitats [6th grade]

    Cards to use for students studying about animals. Junior Horizon 6th grade.

  • Murder Mystery

    Students read hints to figure out who the killer is. (reading, comprehension, critical thinking, teamwork)

  • Halloween PowerPoint

    A Halloween PowerPoint based loosely on popular Halloween characters and things, to help students practice many Halloween words.

  • Hunter and Animals Matching Game (using Who Q's)

    Game Mechanics to practice speaking/using "Who" questions / Reduced Relative Clause specific to One World 1nensei book, Lesson 6-2, p. 78-79 (Example: Who wants mango pudding?)

  • Exploding Kittens 💥🙀 (Ver. 2)

    I made a lot of changes to add some "extra flavour". The original PPT is made by Tay (Tay's Teaching Toolkit). I included some BG music, a 30 sec timer, made new rare cards, and other neat stuff.

  • Silent Hills Haunted House - reupload

    An Eiken test disguised as a Haunted house murder mystery. Dripping with Atmosphere and occasionally actually scary.

  • Learning Technology

    What kind of things can you do with a smartphone?

  • Kahoot! game (One World 1)

    An online interactive game intended for 1st graders to review One World 1 ~ Lessons 4 and 5.

  • Typhoon 🌀

    A review game where students play in teams and answer Qs in hopes of getting a good card. Bu they’re at risk of sabotaging themselves or all teams! In this post, I’ll show you different ways to play.

  • History of the clock

    This is an PowerPoint presentation for the New Horizon coursebook 2 unit 3 , about the history of the clock page 52-55. There is some extra information.

  • Show Tell Give Action Relay

    Movement activity that practices the sentence structure (show/tell/give)(name)(object).

  • Animal Sounds

    Warm-up activity

  • One World - 3年生 (Review Game) ~ Lesson 4 and 5

    A fun and engaging online game for third grader students reviewing sentence patterns and vocabulary learned from Lessons 4 and 5.

  • NH3 U4 pg64 ~ Family Feud / 3年生ファイト

    I played this game with my third year class to get them used to speaking. It also helps with learning extra bits of vocab they might not usually use.

  • It is hard for me to eat octopus

    It is impossible for us to make this grammar point an activity. No, the students will go wild for this!

  • Do you + 3rd person activity

    S's ask each other questions and answer using the target grammar. Yes and No answers are circled, and the answering student writes their name. Write 3 sentences about partners to finish.

  • Stage Activity Collection ✏️ (中1年2年3年)

    A collection of all my JHS Stage Activities. I have made PPTs to explain the activities. For the WS, I included an extra toolbox, and some translations of the examples I showed in the PPTs.

  • October Halloween English Board

    Interactive Halloween board for month of October!

  • The Mystery Box Game

    The mystery box game is a super fun power point game. customize all questions and pictures and animations freely. Have fun.

  • Mario Kart Game - Blank to Review Any Skill

    This is a Mario Kart inspired game that has blank question boxes for you to personalize with any skill or review point you need!

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