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.
Students walk around playing Janken and asking for target vocabulary cards.
Students try to make passive sentences from sheets over paper located on the walls of the classroom.
Students aim to complete the interview task using the grammar point.
This activity is to help students get familiar with speaking on the phone and inviting their friends out.
This is a shopping game using uppercase letters, the aim of which is to have children familiarise themselves with the letters in a non-patterned way.
Students practice saying the months or days while trying to stay in the game.
Each student in turn says one day of the week in order. The class races to beat their time.
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Students practice counting from 1-20 with a deck of cards.
A three-hint-quiz type of game where students have to guess the character being described. Perfect activity for We Can! 2 Unit 3 "He is Famous. She is great."
Students become zombies to practice "I like ___.", "I like ___ too" and/or "I don't like ___.
A worksheet to go with a simple counting game
simple sign game to practice feelings
A powerpoint activity for practicing 'how many' and plural forms.
Students take a character card and roll a dice and say a sentence based on the outcome, e.g. "This is Godzilla, he is my dad."
Find the hidden numbers and practice speaking them.
Students exchange in a simple English question/answer conversation in a bid to gain or lose points.
Students A and B each have half of a school map. They play Janken in a race to finish their map.
Students learn how to recognize body parts by speaking and drawing the parts.
This is an activity for brand new students. It should make them more confident with their speaking.