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.

Newest activities

Survivor Game and Trudeau Quiz

Three activities to practice 'for' and 'since'

Famous Canadians and My Memories

A short quiz introducing the past tense of the be verb and also the when connection. A follow up writing activity.

Who was at school

Students answer questions about school visitors.

Janken and Gesture Sign Collecting

A quick activity. it is useful for practicing present and past progressive.

Card Collecting

A rock scissors papers card collecting game useful for practicing various simple sentences.

Channel Surfing 'What were they doing?'

A write and race activity useful for practicing the past progressive

TV Recommendations

Practice days of the week with a write and race activity.

Time Zones

Guess what time it is in various places around the world.

Cross it Out

A quick activity useful for practicing simple questions and answers. I usually use it for 'What's this?'

Silhouette Quiz

Three variations. One quiz with three hints and random points, a second quiz with just silhouettes and a third quiz with people

Drawing Challenge

A short activity for practicing simple be verb sentences

Fun Fruits

A group based point getting game. It works well as a write and race type activitiy.

Paper Airplane Introductions

Students read a self-introduction from one of their classmates, then the class guesses which student it's from.

Take Or Give

Students answer questions to get points, but don't know if they're positive or negative until after they answer!

BB Fun

BB stands for Birthday Bingo. Students learn the basics for months and days in English.

Town Directions

A map of a town with a worksheet.

Train Travel Directions Activities

Quizzes, maps and worksheets to be used for giving train directions.

Ways To SF

This is a simple listening exercise for students to learn how to ask for directions and draw on the map while famous places in San Francisco are being introduced to them.

SPACE WAR

A group power point game good for reviewing many lesson points.

Kyoto Invasion

A power point game that can be adapted to many lesson points

Textbooks

Top 10 Activities
  • Code Breakers ALT reads a series of numbers and students must convert them to letters to figure out the secret word. 9
  • 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
  • Magic Quiz A family feud style quiz game 6
  • MRI Quiz A cool creepy looking quiz for practicing 'What's this?' 6
  • Cute Hand-drawn Phonics Chart (A-Z) A bright and cute hand-drawn phonics sheet covering the letters of the alphabet. 6
  • Uno Like Card Games A speaking activity based on the Uno Card Game. The same deck can also be used to play Go Fish 5
  • Almost Pokemon Battle Game This is a write and race activity the students play in groups. 5
  • Foods from Around the World A sleek and simple cultural presentation showing off traditional and famous foods from countries around the world. 5
  • Battle for Japan A write and race game based on the Senkoku Jidai quiz game found on the Englipedia site. 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