Elementary School

In Japan, Elementary School consists of 6 grades with students' ages ranging from about 6 to 12. The frequency and level of English classes might differ a lot from area to area. English will become a full subject for grades 5 and 6 in 2020. Elementary classes usually center on speaking.

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Gimme Gimme

An activity that has students running around to give you the item you ask for while practicing "This is / That is" and "Here you are."

SasadangoMan

Alternative Hangman activity

Let's Try What Time!

Powerpoint activities for let's try 2 lesson 4. Focus on teaching the vocabulary such as 'Wake-up time'

Stereo Game/ Shotoku Taishi

Group of kids speak/yell their target vocabulary while the rest of the class listens to them. The rest of the class must individually pick out who said what.

Yo Yes

A story about two people becoming friends.

Goodnight Gorilla

A story about a Gorilla freeing animals in the zoo.

Introductory Name card

Name card helpful for students and teachers as well

Crumpled Up Fun

This works very well for reviewing WH-questions. The students have a chance to talk to everyone in the classroom by asking and answering questions.

Time Maze

This activity combines the directions lesson with the time lesson, using a maze. Students have to try and acquire as many clocks as they can in a limited period of time.

Safe Zone

Players try to escape to the safe areas before they are tagged.

Phonics Worksheets

Students use simple phonics to read and match words to pictures.

Star Get Feelings

A powerpoint game to review feelings for Let's Try 1 Lesson 2

Cha Cha Slide

Fun class to practice various action words

Let's Try Weather and Play POINTS GET GAME

A 5 x 5 style game for Let's Try 2 Lesson 2.

Touch Command

Students play Janken and touch the body part listed on the card.

Daytona

Students race to see how fast they can introduce themselves to each other.

My Breakfast

Adapted from Roger Parker's "My Breakfast" on Englipedia, this is a simple worksheet to review simple past tense using what the student ate for breakfast today.

Name card

Practice writing name and saying "Hello. My name is ~ . What’s your name?”

Mario Phonics Review B and V

Powerpoint Game Warmups for reviewing contrasting phonic sounds B and V in a Mario Theme.

Typhoon

Students answer various English questions in hopes to choose a square from a grid and receive points while trying to avoid the evil typhoon squares.

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