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

WORLD MOST QUIZ

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.

Park Life and others

Flexible posters and worksheets 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

CANversation

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.

Can/Fail Sentence Race

This activity has students making can/can't sentences using funny pictures that really emphasize the ability meaning of the can verb.

Can/Does Mastermind

Students play a simplified mastermind using 'can' and 'does'.

Can Animals

Students practice an array of activities to help them learn the proper way of using the CAN helping verb.

Which is taller? Comparatives quiz

A quiz using comparatives. Warm up activity.

Can & Can't

CAN helping verb. Students are given a card with a name highlighted on it. They must make two sentences using can or can't and their partner must work out who they are to win the card.

Gestures and Janken Sign Game

A short sign game that works as a warm up when practicing present progressive questions.

Animals Doing Stuff

This is a write and race group activity. The students will see images of animals doing things then race to write sentences about those actions.

Battle for Japan

A write and race game based on the Senkoku Jidai quiz game found on the Englipedia site.

As Good as it Gets Point Get Game

This is a short activity for practicing the 'As ~ As' grammar point.

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
  • Cute Hand-drawn Phonics Chart (A-Z) A bright and cute hand-drawn phonics sheet covering the letters of the alphabet. 4
  • 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
  • "How long have you...?" Bingo Students practice the question "How long have you ____?" by playing bingo with each other. 3
  • Uno Like Card Games A speaking activity based on the Uno Card Game. The same deck can also be used to play Go Fish 3
  • ALMOST MARIO KART Powerpoint Game The students work together as a team to answer the teachers question in fun class race. I added one for Passive Voice. 3
  • Are you From DokoDoko? Students ask each other "Are you...?" questions and collect signatures. 3
  • Almost Pokemon Battle Game This is a write and race activity the students play in groups. 3
  • Twisted Pictionary Students have ten seconds to draw a picture and have their teammates guess it. 3