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

My Dream School Week

Students practice school subject names by constructing their dream schedule.

Guess the Doraemon character

Students read descriptions of Doraemon characters (who have different names in English) and try to guess what their original Japanese names are.

TOOTH WARS

A powerpoint game that can be used to practice many points. I'm using it for New Crown 2 Lets Talk 7

DRAGON WARS

A group battle game similiar to Gang War, Robots invade the world and so forth. Good for review.

Past Tense Sentences Snakes and Ladders

Play "snakes and ladders" while making sentences using past tense

Past Simple Mystery Game "Who Dunnit"

A "Who Dunnit" game where the class are detectives and interview five students to solve a mystery

Three Reasons Why

A discussion based activity to practice explaining opinions. New Crown 3 pages 102 and 103.

Keyword Game

Make the teachers say a keyword or phrase to get some points.

Junior High School Shopping Activities

These are the worksheets and presentations I use for shopping lessons

Telephone Talk and Requests

These are the worksheets I use for the various telephone talk lessons in New Crown

Why Chicks Why?

A sign game and a write and race game for practicing Why and Because

Humpty Dumpty Game

A pick the verb quiz and a writing game for simple past irregular verbs.

Mario Phonics Review B and V

Powerpoint Game Warmups for reviewing contrasting phonic sounds B and V in a Mario Theme.

What is ~~ doing? Worksheet for "Park Life"

A worksheet to accommodate UonumaRobert's Park Life poster, which has a picture of people doing a variety of things at a park.

Telephone Skit Sign Game

Students practice a simplified telephone dialogue and try and collect signs. Based on New Crown 1 Lesson 7 let's talk.

Magic Quiz

A family feud style quiz game

Passive Picture Guess

Students race to explain the pictures using the grammar point.

Can You Job Hunt?

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

Typhoon

Students answer various English questions in hopes to choose a square from a grid and receive points while trying to avoid the evil typhoon squares.

Who Is Your Classmate

Students fill out a worksheet about themselves, and then do an activity where they try to guess who their friends are based upon the hints they wrote on their worksheets.

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