Jake W

Home country: USA

Location: Nagano

User bio: I've taught Junior High in Japan for 7 years. I try to have students talk to each other during activities and express their own opinions and ideas as much as possible.

This user's activities:
Shiritori Circle Battle Students practice spelling by playing the game "Shiritori" and trying to find a word that can complete a cycle. 0
Fish for Adjectives Students try to get their classmates to say specific adjectives by asking "What do you think about _____?" 0
Have you ____ today? Present Perfect guessing Students practice the present perfect with words like "already," "just," and "not yet" through a character guessing game. 0
Guess the Teacher - Pronouns Students practice the pronouns "he" and "she" by quizzing their classmates about teachers at their school. 0
Random Superheroes Students practice "can" grammar by making amusing randomly generated superheroes. 0
Words of Wisdom Students practice "if" by giving advice to their classmates. 0
How do you go to _____ survey Students practice "I go to ~ by ~" through a quick survey of their classmates. 0
What was your teacher in junior high? Students practice "was" by guessing what their teachers were like when they were in junior high themselves. 0
Jake's Snakes and Ladders This a simple Snakes and Ladders game I made for one of my special needs classes. 1
My JHS highlights Students reflect back on their years in junior high school and share their memories with their classmates. 0
Where should Naomi Osaka choose? Students discuss whether Naomi Osaka should choose to become a Japanese or American citizen. 0
Media Diet Students read an article and talk about their media consumption habits. 0
Thirty-six Students review recent vocabulary by quizzing each other. 0
Pitch your business Students come up with a business idea and compete to see who will get funding. 0
Comparative student search Students practice comparative grammar by stacking themselves up against their classmates. 0
Do you have ESP? Students test their classmates' powers of perception by drawing hidden shapes. 0
Superlative survey Students practice superlatives (-est only) by asking each other about people they know. 0
The Best and Worst of Winter Vacation Students practice the superlatives "best" and "worst" by giving their opinions on winter vacation. 0
New Year's Resolutions Students write goals for the new year and ask their friends about their goals. 0
What do you want to do for winter vacation? Students practice the Infinitive verb form by asking each other what they want to do in winter vacation. 0