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

Hello, this is Yun-ho. Talking on the phone.

Used with New Horizon 1 page 72. Practices phone conversations.

Comparatives - taller, tallest etc worksheet

Student can finish sentences by using the information supplied in the worksheet.

This is That is card game

"This is a - That is a" review using a fun card game.

Which do you like, apples or oranges?

A fairly simple activity where students ask the question: "Which do you like,.....? to their partner

Where's Wally Present Continuous

A fun activity where students (usually in pairs to encourage discussion) find the characters as described in the questions.

If - First Conditional Worksheet

A basic worksheet that the students go through to practice first conditional.

to - Infinitives

to - Infinitives I want to go to the library to read books. A task based activity allowing students to practice to - infinitives. Based on the New Horizons 2 book, page 64, Daily scene 4.

Do you like cake?

Students can practice "Do you like" sentences with their partners.

Have you ever eaten sushi?

An activity that gives students a chance to practice "Have you ever" sentences.

What time do you get up?

A matching game where students walk around the classroom and find the person with the matching card.

Pronunciation tree Th and Z

A short warmup activity for students to practice listening to difficult sounds.

Pronunciation tree S and TH

A short warmup activity for students to practice listening to difficult sounds.

Pronunciation tree B and V

A short warmup activity for students to practice listening to difficult sounds.

Pronunciation Tree L and R

A pronunciation tree warm up activity that lets students practice difficult sounds.

Who was eating the cookies?

A whodunnit game using past progressive. Students ask questions to find out who ate the cookies.

Class Paparazzi

A very basic interviewing game in which students chase each other and ask basic "Are you~?" questions with "I am" answers while sporting tiny printed cameras.

My week

Students practice the days of the week by writing out their weekly schedules.

Jumble

Students practice spelling by mixing up words and quizzing each other.

Collaborative review of New Crown 1

This is a review of the first 40 pages of NC1. A collaborative lesson where all members of each group have a role. Students need to work together to complete the task.

Review - A winner never quits

A quick and simple warm up/ review activity for New Crown, page 8 (A winner never quits)

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
  • Cute Hand-drawn Phonics Chart (A-Z) A bright and cute hand-drawn phonics sheet covering the letters of the alphabet. 5
  • Foods from Around the World A sleek and simple cultural presentation showing off traditional and famous foods from countries around the world. 5
  • Almost Pokemon Battle Game This is a write and race activity the students play in groups. 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
  • Uno Like Card Games A speaking activity based on the Uno Card Game. The same deck can also be used to play Go Fish 4
  • Animals from Around the World A sleek and simple cultural presentation showing off various animals that are unique to (or native to) specific countries around the world. 4
  • World Christmas Quiz A three choice quiz about Christmas traditions around the world 3