Warm-ups

Top 10 Elementary Warm-ups
  • Cute Hand-drawn Phonics Chart (A-Z) A bright and cute hand-drawn phonics sheet covering the letters of the alphabet.
  • English Conversation Board Game A bright and colorful board game focused on getting students to converse in English.
  • ABC and abc Window Game The students pick which windows to open and try to guess the hidden letter
  • Teacher Can You~? Basic Interview the ALT and JTE to get Yes or No answers to Can you~~ questions.
  • Who am I? Quiz A three-hint-quiz type of game where students have to guess the character being described. Perfect activity for We Can! 2 Unit 3 "He is Famous. She is great."
  • Portrait (Funny Drawing Activity) This activity can be used as a practice for "How many ~?" lesson. Students have a good laugh at their final outputs. Activity can be done by pair or small groups.
  • Drawing Dash You show 'drawers' a secret flashcard. They draw it, and their team guesses. How many can they guess in one minute?
  • Phonics Worksheets and Presentations This is a collection of phonics worksheets and a few presentations I've used over the last two years.
  • Small Talk A dialogue modeled by the ALT and HRT or JTE and then mimicked by the students
  • Tsum Tsum Character Writing Game The main game has the students write about various characters, people or animals
Top 10 Junior High Warm-ups
Newest Warm-ups
Card Collecting

A rock scissors papers card collecting game useful for practicing various simple sentences.

Janken and Gesture Sign Collecting

A quick activity. it is useful for practicing present and past progressive.

Who was at school

Students answer questions about school visitors.

Famous Canadians and My Memories

A short quiz introducing the past tense of the be verb and also the when connection. A follow up writing activity.

Survivor Game and Trudeau Quiz

Three activities to practice 'for' and 'since'

Doctor Doctor

Two activities for practicing the New Crown 3rd Year 'Lets Talk Two'

SUPER FAN

A two choice quiz game about famous people. Practices the third person 'be verb'

STORY TIME

Two powerpoint stories for very young classes

My Sign Book

Students introduce themselves and collect signs from other members of the class

Ice Hockey Games

A sign game and a quiz game. This version is for the first person 'be verb'

Totally Awesome Subjects and Days Game

This uses a 5 x 5 game to practice days and subjects

Days and Subjects Information Gathering

A mingler activity to practice days of the week and school subjects

Guess The Number

Students have to try to guess a number from within a set range. The less guesses, the more the points.

Time or Length Word Race

This is a word race game that has students trying to write long words in order to win the race.

Quiz Time (passive)

A quiz 3 choice quiz to review passive voice

Imagine If

Students imagine their JTE as a sport, a car, an actor any number of unusual and interesting things. Then, they guess which best describes the JTE.

2 ABC card dash activities

Two ways to practice the alphabet with small cards.

Land Of The Blind

Students work in pair teams; one blindfolded while the other issues commands to move around the room and avoid getting caught by the Oni (Devil) team.

True Or False

Students listen and decide whether various sentences are true.

Mister Wolf

Practice feelings with a red light green light styled game