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.
Students create simple conversations, focusing on the helping verb 'can'.
Students ask other classmates if they can read unknown kanji characters.
Can I use your battleship? Let students practice many "Can I use your..." sentences and have fun playing the classic Battleship game.
This activity has students making can/can't sentences using funny pictures that really emphasize the ability meaning of the can verb.
Students play a simplified mastermind using 'can' and 'does'.
Students practice an array of activities to help them learn the proper way of using the CAN helping verb.
A quiz using comparatives. Warm up activity.
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.
A short sign game that works as a warm up when practicing present progressive questions.
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.
A write and race game based on the Senkoku Jidai quiz game found on the Englipedia site.
This is a short activity for practicing the 'As ~ As' grammar point.
This is a simple and mildly amusing way to introduce 'which' questions for a first grade class. It can be edited for a second grade classes studying 'Which do you like better'
These are write and race type activities. The groups compete to answer the questions the ALT or teacher gives them.
The students work together as a team to answer the teachers question in fun class race. I added one for Passive Voice.
Practice third year grammar point 'we want you to do something' with an exciting board game.
Students practice the grammar "Are you... / Yes, I am / No, I'm not" whilst trying to find who their colleagues are.
This is an interview game, with a Bingo twist. This is super easy to edit to fit your style.
Students ask each other "Are you...?" questions and collect signatures.
Students practice the superlatives "best" and "worst" by giving their opinions on winter vacation.