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 try to balance the object on their body part while practicing the corresponding vocabulary.
Students play an adapted version of the popular drinking game (a point that should NOT be made in class).
In this game, students secretly draw pictures on cards and try to guess the artist of each card. Students learn to understand, ask, and respond to simple questions of ownership/possession.
Children color animals according to the ALT's instructions.
Students play Karuta to help them understand the way letters work.
Students learn a little about other countries, their food and famous places through playing a modified version of shinkeisuijaku (pairs).
Students will try to "collect" apples by playing janken and asking "How many apples?"
Students move to the left or right side of the classroom depending on what they can or cannot do.
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.
Teaches the hours (eg. one o'clock, two o'clock, etc.) and review numbers.
Animals made out of geometric shapes for practicing shapes and counting.
Three activities rolled up together.
some cute Halloween-themed cards to use in class along with a complimentary vocabulary list of the cards.
Powerpoint for practicing up, down, left and right
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.
"What do you want for your birthday?" Memory Game
Students practice drawing pictures based upon the preposition given.
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.
Students count as fast as possible in this relay race.
In this match up activity, students try to match katakanized English with their real English spellings/words.