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

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.

Can you ~ ?_Telephone Skit

JHS Year 1 Telephone skit. Grammar point is "Can you ~ ?" *request form

Up And Down

Students play a Snake & Ladders type of game while practicing present continuous form and also the past tense singular/plural forms.

Sentaku Poetry

This lesson teaches the students the basics of how to write two types of poetry—acrostic and persona.

Explain the Culture

Use either as a poster for 'say the word' or as cards for 'taboo' and 'karuta'

Finger Twister

Students practice the days of the week by playing Twister using their fingers.

Sengoku Jidai PPT

A version of Sengoku Jidai made in Powerpoint. Instead of answers starting with the same letter as the prefecture, it has questions relating to the prefecture itself.

Make A Face

Students connect numbers to the correct phrases and finally to the appropriate pictures.

'Be' Verb Fruit Basket

Students play the Japanese favorite Fruit Basket game using the verb 'to be'.

Secret Sentence

Students must use their powers of deduction to guess the hidden sentence on the board.

Printable alphabet themed wordsearch

A set of wordsearches with a list of words relating to each letter of the alphabet (work in progress)

Spongy Intros

The aim of this worksheet is to help 1st graders practice self-introductions and understand its format structure.

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