Junior High School

School Level

Description: Aimed at junior high school students.

Top 5 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. 6
  • MRI Quiz A cool creepy looking quiz for practicing 'What's this?' 6
  • Magic Quiz A family feud style quiz game 6
Recent activities
What Do You Know?

Students will use decks of cards and dice to form crazy sentences about what they do and don't know how to do.

Have To Crazy

Inspiration from the MAD magazine board game, Janken winners have to do various things according to what the losers tell them. Students have to do the crazy thing to get the signature.

Preppy Shapes

A fun point-based competition between groups aimed at reviewing the students' knowledge of shapes and prepositions.

I Doubt It

Similar to the game Bull$hit, students use a deck of cards to ask each other how many of a certain card they have.

Synergy Collecting

It's important for us to do things practice activities

What Janken

Students rotate partners, play janken, interview each other and embrace their artistic skills.


A four Parts of Learning activity that can be used to review any grammar point for any grade.

Number Slaps

Students practice saying numbers 1 to 13 in a card game.

I Was Alibi Searching

Whole class mingles asking and answering questions to find two mystery criminals.

Time Q&A

Students ask each other questions relating to what time they do something (get up, eat breakfast, go to school, etc). Chopsticks are used to keep score.

Does/Doesn't Quiz

Students secretly choose one character and then interview their friends to find out their choice.

What Is This Used For?

A memory matching card game.

I Am Mr Tornado

A fast-paced game that gets students writing and saying sentences using the "be"-verb. They build houses, and pulling the Tornado card blows down (erases) all their houses!

World Weird Festivals

This activity can be a sort of quiz game for the students while practicing the "I think (that)... sentence pattern. Though it can be used with any other grammar lessons, like verb tenses.

Shiritori Circle Battle

Students practice spelling by playing the game "Shiritori" and trying to find a word that can complete a cycle.


Students pretend they are going through immigration in the U.S.

TV Is Interesting

This is a writing activity that introduces simple adjective statements while reviewing "What is ~?"

English Conversation Board Game

A bright and colorful board game focused on getting students to converse in English.

Andy's Bedroom

Students listen to the teacher describe their bedroom and they must draw it. Afterwards, they write sentences about what they've drawn.

Fish for Adjectives

Students try to get their classmates to say specific adjectives by asking "What do you think about _____?"

We Call It Bowser

Students guess the names of different Mario characters in English.

Busy Schedule

A simple Information gap activity where students ask partners questions using the future tense to find out what certain characters are doing when.

Shop Till You Drop

Students practice shopping dialogue and use a shopping catalogue to make a shopping list. They then buy items.

Pronunciation Pyramid Mummys

This activity is to help the students with difficult minimal pairs. It is a good warm

Directions Race

Students race to find all the places on the map. This is a first year friendly take on World Rally.

Mario Wants Luigi To

A translation exercise, listening exercise, and charades game practicing infinitives.

Visiting A Doctor

Students learn various doctor vocabulary and expressions by completing a crossword and creating a dialogue with their partner.

Money Flip

Students practice the 'have to' grammar point while playing a board game and flipping fake money.

Do you _____? Board game.

Very exciting board game for 1st grade JHS.

Agree Writing Practice

Students practice writing why or why not they agree with certain controversial statements.

Question Word Review

This activity is a question/answer review that reviews the following question words: when, where, who, whose, what, how and which.

Shopping Yesterday

Students read a short passage and answer the Past Tense questions.

Guess How Many

Students go to different stations in the classroom and try and guess how many items are in a bag/container at each station.

At The Restaurant

Students play the role of waiter or customer in a restaurant.

Blind Man's Drawing

This is a fun game that consolidates 'feelings' vocabulary and provides the opportunity to practice Object Complements in that context.

Is There Sumo In America?

Students play a true or false guessing game about America while using "there is/are."

Good Witness

Students test their memory by looking at a picture and in prepositional phrase form, writing what they saw.


This activity focuses on students ability to create a consequence when given a condition.

Fountain Of Youth

In teams, students try to piece a story together.

Horizontally Challenged

Students race their teams’ animals horizontally across the chalkboard by answering questions asked by you. However, the added excitement comes from the mysterious bonus and pitfall cards.


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