Junior High School

Aimed at junior high school students.

  • Animal Crossing - Giving Directions

    Practice giving directions (go straight, turn right/left, for x blocks.. you can see it on your right/left) to help the (animal) tourists visiting the island!

  • Baseball game (gerund ~ 動詞 + ing)

    A flexible, fun listening activity using the basic rules of baseball game.

  • Sushi Scramble Review Game

    @JoshJ's excellent Powerpoint game. This is for the very specific grammar point referred to as 'SVOO=that clause' in the One World 2 JHS textbook. I just entered the questions into the template.

  • Where~ (Prepositions)

    A PowerPoint presentation to present the use of prepositions and a worksheet activity to practice them.

  • NH2 Unit 4 - "Do you have to...?" Interview Bingo

    An adaptation of regular bingo that uses "Do you have to..." questions and has the students answer with either "Yes, I do" or "No, I don't", as well as a random name generator for a spicy twist.

  • Do you have anything to...?

    Information gap activity made for New Horizon 2, Unit 3

  • To do... Battleship

    I found this activity that an old ALT had saved on our school computer to practice infinitives.

  • One Piece Sugoroku (Gerund Phrases)

    A One Piece-themed sugoroku board to help students practice saying sentences with gerund phrases.

  • Connect 4 - Subject-Verb Agreement

    In this game, two players take turns shading a grid. The aim is to be the first to create a line of four shaded cells in a row horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

  • School Changes Voting Activity

    Voting and writing worksheet based on NH3 p. 69. Students can vote to keep/change school rules and add their own ideas.

  • Which anime character is...?

    A quick tournament-style activity to practice using the "which" grammar point.

  • Kahoot! Infinitive (general)

    It is important to learn about AI

  • Something to ... guess who

    Short Guess Who style game practicing "something to ~" grammar from New Horizons 2 Unit 3 page 40.

  • Mario Kart Sugoroku!

    Mario Kart review game with card template!

  • Treasure Hunt v2 - A Pirate Themed Review!

    A review powerpoint game that involves 2-5 teams of pirates searching for treasure!

  • Do you know...? Bingo

    Class mingle activity with various indirect questions (間接疑問文). Made for New Horizon 3, Unit 4.

  • Indirect Questions Kahoot

    10 simple questions to warm up and review the grammar.

  • That is Kaito. Do you know him? Retro Windows Quiz

    New Horizons Grade 1 Unit 7 Page 69 Key Sentence 28

  • Name Game

    Name as many things as you can to answer the question or prompt.

  • "don't have to" vs. "mustn't"

    Short PowerPoint that might help to illustrate the difference between "don't have to" and "mustn't".

  • Giving Excuses Flick the Eraser Game (Have to~)

    This board game is a fun way to practice the target grammar, 'have to'. It is played in pairs.

  • Friendship Test

    Students use indirect questions (間接疑問文) to quiz their classmates. Made for New Horizon 3, Unit 4.

  • Unit 3 NH2 Review

    This is a review of Infinitives used in all Unit 3 lessons

  • English Conversation Practice Questions

    This is a long list of English questions you can use for any reason! I use them to begin my classes and sometimes when I want to wander the hallways and ambush students with English conversation!

  • Have to~ Must (Schools from around the World)

    This is a PowerPoint guessing game about school rules in different countries.

  • Fun Crosswords and Wordsearches for extra time

    Some fun themed crosswords and wordsearches that can be used to kill time etc.

  • Shichi Narabe Card Game

    I made this for JHS 1 *“She looks sleepy / That sounds scary”* and ES Y3 *"What ____ do you like"*

  • My Summer Vacation Verb/Sentence Practice

    Worksheet to do after summer vacation to get the students writing again and thinking about how to talk about their summer experiences

  • Guess who game (Who is this?/ who ~)

    A group based trivia activity that includes many character questions from the internet and the book. (Target 13 - Blue Sky 3)

  • I see/ I spy game (How many~)

    A class based activity that is a question and answer format for the teachers and students. (Target 11 - Blue Sky 1)

  • Criss Cross Game

    This is a good warm up and can be used with most grades for basically any lesson to help kids use target phrases.

  • Spelling Bee

    An adaptation of NYT's Spelling Bee. Can be a worksheet or played on blackboard

  • New Horizon 3 Unit 3 Jeopardy!

    This is a jeopardy game that I created for my third graders in junior high school. It's based on unit 3 in the New Horizon textbook.

  • English Board - Fun Facts Sections

    Mini posters introducing alternative ways to say certain phrases or words.


    Irasutoya retelling of a French Canadian tale - students have to write the story following what they understand from the images.

  • Memory - Gerunds

    Classic memory game where students match missing word cards with to the correct sentence cards.

  • Missing Vowels - NH2 Units 0-3

    Group task challenge based on BBC show Only Connect.

  • Frequency Words Board Game

    Students use dice to move along, they ask each other questions according to their placement, and their partners use of frequency verb is also dependent on a dice roll.

  • Let's play tag - or just 鬼ごっこ

    An attempt at playing tag within a classroom but there's no running or touching. Practices prepositions (behind, in front of, between, near) and some school locations. For JHS 1 and maybe ES.

  • Anime Guessing Game - "What are they doing?"

    A fun game great for practicing present continuous/progressive with 1st year Junior High School students using images of different anime characters.

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