Junior High School

In Japan, Junior High School consists of 3 grades. Students are usually between 12 and 15 years old. English is a full, required subject and consists of speaking, listening, reading, and writing practice. Much of the curriculum is designed around the grammar points and vocabulary used for school entrance exams.

All activities
Totally Awesome Quiz Game

This is a general use quiz game for various group quizes. It is a variation on the typhoon game.

Tsum Tsum Character Writing Game

The main game has the students write about various characters, people or animals

Let's Talk 6 Will you take a message

A few worksheets I use for this New Crown Lesson

Teacher Can You~?

Basic Interview the ALT and JTE to get Yes or No answers to Can you~~ questions.

Let's Talk 8 How far and How to get there

Three activities I use with this lesson, a 'janken' card collecting game, a distance quiz and then making and memorizing dialogues.

Battle Cards and Introduction Quiz

This is an amazing card game created by a Nagaoka ALT named Scott. It is based on the eigomon card game from Englipedia.


This activity follows the same rules as Battle for Japan. It just uses a different map and theme.

Psionic Powers Warm Up and Unscramble Sentences

A short and somewhat silly warm up for indirect questions and then a sentences to unscramble worksheet.


This is a four question short quiz about world trivia followed by an activity where the students prepare dialogues to have with the ALT or JTE

Comparative and Superlative Review Quiz

This is a three choice quiz meant to review comparative and superlative grammar points.

Hobbies and Stuff Template

This is a multiple choice quiz about the ALT's family or friends. It requires a lot of editing to use.

Park Life

A flexible poster and worksheet that can be used to practice present progressive, past progressive, reduced relative pronoun and so on.

Awesome-ish Game

A write and race group game. They race to answer the questions to get points.

Can You Speak English? Battleship

Another Battleship game using the auxiliary verb can.

Can you job hunt?

A speaking based, find your partner activity practicing "Can you~?"

Can I play Janken?

Students try to get bingo by asking for favors/permission using `Can you/Can I...` questions.

Can You Find a Pair?

Students ask each other "Can you..." until they find their pair


Students create simple conversations, focusing on the helping verb 'can'.

Can you read Kanji?

Students ask other classmates if they can read unknown kanji characters.

Can I use your Battleship?

Can I use your battleship? Let students practice many "Can I use your..." sentences and have fun playing the classic Battleship game.