High School

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Description: Aimed at high school students.

Top 5 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
  • 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
  • Pronunciation Tree L and R A pronunciation tree warm up activity that lets students practice difficult sounds. 2
  • Corrections Help your students avoid and learn from common mistakes by having them correct sentences. 2
Recent activities
Household Chores

Students do a survey in class to see how often they help their mother around the house.

Best Sentence

A judge will decide after hearing each slip of concluding sentences which one is the funniest or most interesting.

Can you find the picture in the textbook?

Students search their textbook for pictures that match the criteria and then write a quiz for their classmates.

Cross Out Spelling Relay

Students take turns in teams to spell out a word the instructor calls out by crossing out a letter on their team

Prepositions of Place

This game teaches the students to hear prepositions of place: on, above, below, in front of, etc. The students listen and try to draw an image of a room that is described by the ALT.

Answer Me Bingo

This is a group Jeopardy game mixed with a flavor of Bingo.

What's An Animal Found in Japan?

Practice the "reduced relative clause" (ex: "an animal found in Japan") by quizzing your students.


This is an activity for advanced 2nd years or 3rd year students. The handout teaches them about Sweden.

Unexpected Occurrence

Students have fun studying about aliens. In this multi-activity, students learn new alien words, learn how to describe an alien and finally listen to a dialogue about an alien sighting.

Listening Bingo

A fun and challenging listening-based bingo game.

Super Mario EIGO

An updated version of Super Mario Typhoon by Alexander Grant. This version is a review of prepositions, comparatives, verb tenses, articles, and pronunciation. You can edit to add your own material.

Translate the untranslatable

Students try to explain Japanese words that don't have any simple English equivalents.

We Call It "Sta-ba"

Students learn the nicknames of places and things and review what they know about Japan.

May I sit down? - A Liar's Game

A game that focuses on heavy repetition of May I and answers. Students work to find the liar amongst the opposing team.

Spelling Rules worksheet

The rules of English spelling explained in Japanese. (Worksheet)

Power Point for Presentations

A template for kids to use power point in their presentations.


A fun and creative project for OC Elective classes.

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.

English Conversation Board Game

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

Shop Till You Drop

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

At The Restaurant

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

Fountain Of Youth

In teams, students try to piece a story together.

The Guests

Students listen to a scary story and reach for an eraser when they hear the target word.

Simple But Great Bingo

Students listen to a story and write down words they recognize in bingo squares.

Printable playing cards

If you don't want to spend money on a bunch of card decks, print these out instead!

What's In The Bag

Students ask yes/no questions about something hidden in a bag until they guess it.

English Diary

This diary gives students an opportunity to write in English freely.

Get It Wrong To Win

Students must answer the questions wrong (but grammatically correct) to win!

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.

Kaiten Sushi

Students pass around pictures of sushi with music playing. Whoever is holding sushi when the music stops has to write a sentence.

Foods from Around the World

A sleek and simple cultural presentation showing off traditional and famous foods from countries around the world.

Prefecture Quiz

Students listen to the ALT describing a Japanese prefecture and try to guess which one it is to get points. It's a review of English comprehension and general Japanese culture.


Students aim to think of many words associated with a topic.

Weekend Diary

Students race to read and write sentences and complete the passage.

Cute Hand-drawn Phonics Chart (A-Z)

A bright and cute hand-drawn phonics sheet covering the letters of the alphabet.

Quiz Time (passive)

A quiz 3 choice quiz to review passive voice

I Have Never

This game is based on the American drinking game, "Never have I ever..."

Let's Agree To Disagree

Students practice sentences to debate for/against a motion.

Canada Quizzes

Three choice quizzes I use when first start at schools. Might be useful for other ALTs from Canada.

Where should Naomi Osaka choose?

Students discuss whether Naomi Osaka should choose to become a Japanese or American citizen.


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