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.
Help students practice their colours and the names of places around the school with this fun game.
This is your basic Baba Nuki or Old Maid game with a Darth Vader twist.
Students practice answering and asking questions while moving around in circles to music.
Students use a memory card game to practice Demonstrative Pronouns (this/that).
"T & T" stands for Tsunami and Typhoon, and it is a great review activity for any level students. The rules are easy and the game is as fun as the teachers and students make it.
Blindfolded students are guided through an obstacle course while listening to their partner's directions to avoid 'dangerous' desks.
Two teams line up side by side and call out the month corresponding to the numbers on the dice.
A sleek and simple cultural presentation showing off traditional and famous foods from countries around the world.
Materials for Elementary School 'You Can' My Summer Vacation Lesson
A mingler activity
Students try to twist their bodies/limbs into various pretzel shapes to correspond to the ALTs instructions.
This is a vocabulary battle that can be used with any small set of vocabulary. It is great for younger classes, but can work with any grade.
Students try to guess the location of an object.
Students learn basic greetings and self-introductions while passing around Smooch & Pooch and introduce themselves to 10 of their classmates.
Students form numbered groups based upon the number they are given.
Students touch target vocabulary cards that match categories the ALT calls out. The group standing on the exact card the ALT calls out is the winner of that round!
Students draw various characters and the students guess the character by their clothing.
Students make a food wheel to help them become familiar with the written words for different foods.
Practice feelings with a red light green light styled game
Students color body parts of the giant and robot handouts according to the ALT's directions.