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  • Can you ~ ?_Telephone Skit JHS Year 1 Telephone skit. Grammar point is "Can you ~ ?" *request form
  • Up And Down Students play a Snake & Ladders type of game while practicing present continuous form and also the past tense singular/plural forms.
  • Sentaku Poetry This lesson teaches the students the basics of how to write two types of poetry—acrostic and persona.
  • Explain the Culture Use either as a poster for 'say the word' or as cards for 'taboo' and 'karuta'
  • Finger Twister Students practice the days of the week by playing Twister using their fingers.
  • Grabbing Guess Students guess how many objects you have in your hand or a box.
  • Sengoku Jidai PPT A version of Sengoku Jidai made in Powerpoint. Instead of answers starting with the same letter as the prefecture, it has questions relating to the prefecture itself.
  • Make A Face Students connect numbers to the correct phrases and finally to the appropriate pictures.
  • 'Be' Verb Fruit Basket Students play the Japanese favorite Fruit Basket game using the verb 'to be'.
  • Secret Sentence Students must use their powers of deduction to guess the hidden sentence on the board.
Top 10 Site-wide
  • Super Mario Christmas Blast A fun Christmas Mario-themed quiz game, where teams battle each other in a test of knowledge! Built off the original Super Mario Typhoon by Alexander Grant. 8
  • Code Breakers ALT reads a series of numbers and students must convert them to letters to figure out the secret word. 7
  • Hi, Friends 2! Review Board Game A bright and colorful boardgame that reviews the entirety of the Hi, Friends 2 textbook. 5
  • Christmas Blast Power Point Game This is a template that I made that can be filled in to make a review game for almost anything. Since the questions are able to be customized, this power point can work at any level. 4
  • Almost Pokemon Battle Game This is a write and race activity the students play in groups. 4
  • Cute Hand-drawn Phonics Chart (A-Z) A bright and cute hand-drawn phonics sheet covering the letters of the alphabet. 4
  • Are you From DokoDoko? Students ask each other "Are you...?" questions and collect signatures. 3
  • Uno Like Card Games A speaking activity based on the Uno Card Game. The same deck can also be used to play Go Fish 3
  • World Christmas Quiz A three choice quiz about Christmas traditions around the world 3
  • "How long have you...?" Bingo Students practice the question "How long have you ____?" by playing bingo with each other. 3

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