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.

Newest activities

I Study English

Students will use trading cards to give their classmates three hint quizzes using "I study ~." Students who guess correctly get the card from their classmate.

Monkey Time

Teaches the hours (eg. one o'clock, two o'clock, etc.) and review numbers.

Shaped Animals

Animals made out of geometric shapes for practicing shapes and counting.

Christmas Quiz and Krampus Attacks

Three activities rolled up together.

Halloween Karuta

some cute Halloween-themed cards to use in class along with a complimentary vocabulary list of the cards.

Spot the Dog

Powerpoint for practicing up, down, left and right

Baker Street Station

Students listen to a conversation between the ALT and HRT and practice the keywords from Eigo Note Lesson 5. The lesson introduces 3 famous London stations.

Birthday Present Memory Game

"What do you want for your birthday?" Memory Game

Lesson Plan of We Can 2 Unit 3

I had a bit of time so I jotted this down. Its rough.

Draw the Object

Students practice drawing pictures based upon the preposition given.

Discovery Chance

Students (in 2-person teams) take their chances to discover their opponents’ hidden spots while they’re using the appropriate target language of the day.

The Speed Game

Students count as fast as possible in this relay race.

Ingurishu

In this match up activity, students try to match katakanized English with their real English spellings/words.

What is this? What is that? Guess the Sound

Play random sounds and have students in groups guess what they are.

Halloween Quizes

These are the 3 choice Halloween quizes I use in junior high and elementary

Forest Creatures

A poster to practice 'How many animals do you see?'

What Time Is It, Mr Wolf?

This game is exactly like the 'Red light, green light' game. Students practice asking the time and listening to the ALT count while trying to make it across the room.

Next Number?

After saying their own number, students decide on, and call out the next number.

Five-by-Five

Teams receive points based upon their ability to answer questions on a 5-by-5 grid.

Power Point for Presentations

A template for kids to use power point in their presentations.

Textbooks

Top 10 Activities
  • 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
  • Cute Hand-drawn Phonics Chart (A-Z) A bright and cute hand-drawn phonics sheet covering the letters of the alphabet. 4
  • Almost Pokemon Battle Game This is a write and race activity the students play in groups. 4
  • ABC Snakes And Ladders Alphabet Snakes and Ladders helps students recognize the letters of the Alphabet, review colors, and learn the vocabulary that goes with each letter. 2
  • Foods from Around the World A sleek and simple cultural presentation showing off traditional and famous foods from countries around the world. 2
  • Christmas Quiz and Krampus Attacks Three activities rolled up together. 2
  • Fiddle Sticks Students draw a stick from a cup and say the English word. The student with the most sticks at the end of the game/ end of the time limit is the winner. 2