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
Memory Book

A powerpoint activity for practicing 'how many' and plural forms.

7 Eleven Quiz Game

Practice numbers and prices with this powerpoint guessing game

Farmers Market Chain Game

Practice shopping dialogues

Under the Sea

A poster with lots of fish to practice 'how many do you see?'

Zoo Building

Practice plural verbs with this simple mingler

Odd One Out 'Is' and 'Are' basic practice

Practice for 1st year junior high studying 'He is' and 'They are'

Let's Do Don't Challenge

A powerpoint game to practice the imperative and 'let's' for 1st year junior high students

Age Guessing Game

three choice quiz to practice 21-1000

We call it ZOMBIE ATTACK

A fun powerpoint game for practicing 'We call something something'

What makes them happy Quiz

A powerpoint quiz and a writing activity for 'What makes you happy'

Are you fine SIGN GAME

simple sign game to practice feelings

Menus

A collection of simple menus for role playing dialogues

Summer Festival Quiz

A three choice quiz about summer festivals around the world

Printable playing cards

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

Week Time Race

Each student in turn says one day of the week in order. The class races to beat their time.

MRI Quiz

A cool creepy looking quiz for practicing 'What's this?'

The Guests

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

Go Fish

Students walk around playing Janken and asking for target vocabulary cards.

Simon Says

A game in which students perform actions according to the teacher's commands, but only if the command is followed by the phrase, "Simon says."