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Take some time to look around- there's a lot more than just activities at EigoNoto.com!

Janken or Rock-Paper-Scissors

Janken 4's -No materials or preparation! -日本語のビデオ説めもある

THE warm-up activity beginning all of the EigoNoto.com lessons. Works for any language pattern- Teaches conversation skills, too! See an in-class explanation on video

Janken Conversation Rounds -No materials or preparation!

*This activity was chosen by a group of elementary teachers as the main activity for their English classes. It is the best way to teach and practice Conversation Skills. It can be used for meaning- or pattern-focus, and for all of the language structures.

Maru-Batsu (O/X) Game -No materials or preparation!

EigoNoto.com version of the classic Japanese game. Very powerful learning activity.

Hot Potato -No materials or preparation!

A small group creative substitution activity.

Get The Picture (GTP)

see an in-class explanation on video

Pair Karuta -No materials or preparation!

A very simple version of the classic game.

Interview Bingo

see an in-class explanation on video


Eraser/Keyword Game

Pair listening activity from the Eigo Noto text.

Ohajiki Game

Listening activity from the Eigo Noto text. A blend of Bingo & Karuta...


My version of the classic game. NOW it's really communicative! With a link to download the board.

Row Practice/Row Races -No materials or preparation!

Find 3 People -No materials or preparation!

Find 3 People-Tell the Teacher -No materials or preparation!

Liar! Liar! -No materials or preparation!

Hand Sandwich -No materials or preparation!

A fun way to finish off a pair activity (with a winner & loser).

Clue Bingo

Pair Slap -No materials or preparation!

Individual Student Translation

Short notes on how to lessen the stress...

Hebi Janken

Teams compete to get to the end of the line of vocabulary cards first.

Dictionary -(can be done with) No materials or preparation!

Builds an important skill for language learners- how to say a word they don't know!

Pictionary -(can be done with) No materials or preparation!

Builds an important skill for language learners- how to draw a word they don't know!

Gestionary -(can be done with) No materials or preparation!

Builds an important skill for language learners- how to act out a word they don't know!

WYAN- Word You Aleady Know. Students already know a lot of English words- prompt them to tell you what they already know!

Listen, Repeat and Point- Turn on students' power to remember.

Repeat and Change the Pattern Speaking- No materials or preparation!

A simple activity to help students perform short speeches.

Interactive Introduction- No materials or preparation!

A simple step-by-step way to introduce new language patterns. You do the speaking, the students learn the rest as a class.

Drawing an Explanation One Line at a Time- for Grade 5 Lesson 7 What's This?

Black Box Activity Adaptation- Let's all the kids participate, not just one at a time. For Grade 5 Lesson 7

Story Telling in Rounds

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Eigo Noto Lesson 6-7-2  


Grade: 6
Lesson: 7 (2 of 4)
Target: I get up at 6.
Materials: CD & player; Text; Cut up Ohajiki paper strips

Greeting- 2 minutes
Teacher to Students- Listen & Repeat (some or all)
Hello, Hi, Hey, Howdy, G’day, Good Morning, Hola, Aloha, Bon Jour, Bon Dia, Bon Journo, Ni Hao, Konnichiwa, Anyohaseyo, Sambaino, Kiola, Selamat Pagi (am) (pm-Siang), Shalom, Jambo, Asalamalekum, Zzdrastvet-yah, Namaste.

Singing/Listening- Sesame Street Number Song- 5 minutes
CD- with Sesame Street Numbers song
ALT- play CD, lead singing of numbers 1-12

Janken 4’s- Warm-Up/Review/Conversation Skills Practice- 5 minutes
ALT/HRT: Janken and do the conversation first together, then with a few students to practice/demonstrate.
Students: Each student Janken and Converse with 3 others in groups of 4
L) 5, 15, 25, 35, 45, 55.        
W) 10, 20, 30, 40, 50.

Daily Activities Chant- 5 minutes
get up clap get up clap2 I get up clap3
also (listed vertically for later): study science/eat lunch/clean the room/
play baseball/go home/watch TV/Mama says clap-go to bed!
EigoNoto- pages 44-45, the pictures in circles at the bottom.
ALT- introduce and lead the chant
Students- sing and clap along

Ohajiki Game- 8 minutes
Blackboard- What time do you get up? At 6.
EigoNoto- page 47
Materials- cut ohajiki papers for students to cut/tear into 5 pieces
ALT/HRT- take turns asking and answering the question IN REVERSE ORDER, ie., ALT- At 6. HRT- What time to you get up?
Students- First, cover 5 activities with an ohajiki cover.  Then, take off an ohajiki cover when the activity is called.

SONG/Activity- What Does It Mean?- 8 minutes
What does it mean? X3
When you do this? Do-do-DO?! (-> do the action now.)
ALT: Lead Ss in singing, choose a S to tell what the gesture means. Later, ask for student volunteers to do gestures in front of the class.
ALT/HRT: Take turns acting out: get up/study science/eat lunch/clean the room/play baseball/go home/watch TV/Mama says clap- go to bed!
Students: Sing-a-long, guess the gestures. Later, volunteers come to front of class to do gestures for others to guess.

Let’s Listen- 5 minutes
CD-track 58
EigoNoto- page 46
Students- listen to the CD and write the time onto the clock faces. Check answers with CD a second time.

Activity- Teachers’ Daily Routines- 5 minutes
What time do you OO? At X.
get up/ eat breakfast/ study/ read a book/ go to bed
EigoNoto- page 46
ALT/HRT- take turns asking each other What time do you OO? and writing the answers in a grid on the blackboard.
Students- Draw lines in the text from the activities to the times.

Wrap-Up - 3 minutes
(Present common mistakes to the whole class. Write the mistaken point on the blackboard, and ask if anybody can see the mistake.) Or-
HRT to Students, in Japanese:
-What did we talk about today? 
-Were there some words you already knew?
-Did you learn any new words?
-What was fun or interesting?
-What was difficult?
-How can we make that easier next time?

Closing- 1  minute
Students: ‘Thank you! Good bye!’
Teachers: ‘You’re welcome! Good bye!’

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