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Name of Teacher: Kaye Levene and JTEs at Yatsushiro Higashi and Izumi Bunko SHS

Class/Year/Language Level: 2nd year and 3rd Low Academic Schools

Textbook and specific lesson: No textbook

Goal: Students review/learn seasons and learn vocabulary to describe the weather and degrees.

Preparation: Creating a worksheet that can be modified to different English levels at various schools. The end game activity is karuta which includes all the images used in the worksheet (Activity #1 and Activity #3). This will take some time to prepare but once you have done so you can reuse your karuta cards for this lesson and as a review game as well.

Please note that the worksheet provided is the “Teacher’s copy” and has the answers for Activity #5 and #6, so remember to remove the answers before printing for students.

'Class time: 1 x 50 minute lesson


Greetings and warm ups (5 minutes)

Introduction of Topic: Writing/Speaking (10 minutes) 1. Individual Activity – Students complete Activity #1 by matching the pictures with the words. Check answers as a class and have students repeat after ALT.

2. Individual Activity – Students choose their favourite season and why (Activity #2).

3. Pair Activity – Students ask each other the question, “What is your favourite season and why?”

4. Individual Activity – Students complete Activity #3 by matching the pictures with the words. Check answers as a class.

Conversation (Speaking , Listening and Reading) (20 mins – 40 mins)

1. Class Activity - JTE and ALT help students translate phrases in Activity #4 .

2. Individual Activity –Students listen to JTE and ALT say the dalogue and fill in the blanks.

3. Pair Activity – Students make pairs and role play the dialogue.

4. Individual Activity – Students listen to ALT speak about the weather for Yatsushiro City. Students write down the weather and the degrees.

End Activity (40 mins – 50 mins)

1. Pair Activity – Students play karuta in pairs, ALT to read the different seasons and weather.


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