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

Quick & Easy "Can You...?"

This quick game is used to get students to practice saying "Can you...?" questions and responses.

Winter Break Bingo

Students ask each other if they did different activities over Winter Break. If the answer is "yes," they sign their names under the activity. The first student to have a Bingo wins.

Character Looks

Students try to guess what character their partner is by using "Do you look ___?" questions.

Puzzle Scramble

This is a very flexible template for you to make sentence scramble lessons with puzzles. Students solve a puzzle and flip over the pieces to find a sentence.

Do or Don't

Students practice the Imperative by completing a worksheet.

Listening Bingo

A fun and challenging listening-based bingo game.

Country Race

Students race to find the spellings of each country and report it to their partner.

England Time

To find out what time it is in the nine countries listed.

I Think That (Q&A)

Students write their opinions on various people/things and then interview other students.

Cooking Hello Kitty

Students work in teams to read a crazy part-sentence, draw it and report back to the ALT/JTE.

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.

Mario Board Game 2.0

Students write their opinions about certain topics and ask their friends their opinions while playing a fun Mario board game. Adaptable to different grammar points.

I Have Played Nintendo For 25 Years

Students write 3 true statements and 1 false statement about their lives using present perfect tense. Other students must guess which is the false statement.

Future Deductions

Students try to uncover their partner's secret animal based upon deductive reasoning using future tense questions.

Whose Introduction

Students fill out a worksheet about themselves. The class has to match the worksheet (likes/dislikes/activities) to the student.

Find The Couple

This is a simple activity where students ask each other passive-voiced questions to find out which two students on their worksheets are a couple.

Kantan Interview

Kantan means easy. Students interview two boys, girls and teachers to complete their questionnaire worksheet.

You Will Get Your Fortune

Students ask ALT and JTE for their fortunes by picking one out of three cards.

This/That Relay

Students race to make sentences using visual clues.

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
  • Almost Pokemon Battle Game This is a write and race activity the students play in groups. 4
  • 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
  • Twisted Pictionary Students have ten seconds to draw a picture and have their teammates guess it. 3