Eigo Note Lesson 5-3-1  


Grade: 5
Lesson: 3 (1 of 2)
Target: How Many?, numbers 1-20, Janken from Indonesia
Materials: CD and player; Text

Greeting- 2 minutes
Teacher to Students- Listen and Repeat
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.

JANKEN 4’S- Warm-Up / Review / Conversation Skills Practice- 5 minutes
Students: Janken 4’s- each Student with 3 other students in groups of 4.
ALT/HRT: Ask students for some ways to answer “I’m OO.”
        Write their answers on the blackboard.

  • W) How are you? 
  • L) I’m fine
  • W) Fine. (with gesture) 
  • L) Yes, fine (with gesture). / No, FINE (with gesture).

Let’s Play- Saying Janken in different countries- 3 minutes
CD: track 15. (English, Korean, Chinese.)
Students: Listen to the CD, guess the country/language.

Janken from Indonesia-Muck Chee Baa- 5 minutes
ALT and HRT: Play Janken together Indonesian style- ‘Muck Chee Baa’. -> Thumb up (elephant), Index finger straight up (human) or Little finger up (ant).
*Elephant beats human, human beats ant, ant beats elephant.
ALT: Explain game rules to students.
Students: Listen, then try the Indonesian style in pairs.

Activity- Indonesian Janken/Muck Chee Baa, All Students vs. ALT- 5 minutes
ALT: Lead all students to play Janken, Indonesian style
Students: Play Janken with ALT. Losers must sit down. Students get 1 point for each round they remain standing.
HRT: Count each round with marks on blackboard (sei-no-ji / せいのじ)

Demonstration- Counting with writing and on fingers 1-10- 7 minutes
ALT to  HRT: How many fingers to you have?
HRT: Count 1-10 showing students your finger counting style.
HRT to ALT: How many fingers do you have?
ALT: Count 1-10 showing students your finger counting style.
HRT and ALT: Discuss with students that finger-counting styles are different.

Let’s Listen- counting 1-10 in different languages- 7 minutes
HRT: Do students know how to count 1-10 in any foreign languages?
Text: page 17
CD: tracks 16-17 (1.Japanese 2.English 3.Korean 4.Chinese 5.Spanish. 6.French)
Students: Listen to the CD, write numbers 1-6 in the boxes on the page.

Counting- from 1 to a 999 Trillion- 5 minutes
  • 1,2,3.... 20. 
  • 30, 40, 50,...100. 1,000.
ALT: Lead students in counting, or Listen and Repeat the written numbers to 1,000. Then, one at a time, write 22  33  44  55 66 on the blackboard and after each number ask students if they can say the number in English. Then write another 2 (222), 3 (333), etc., and lead students in saying the numbers. Last, write commas between the numbers: 222,333,444,555,666. Tell the students that each COMMA has a name- thousand, million, billion and trillion- and if they can count to 999, with only 4 more words they can say numbers in English up to 999 trillion!
Students: Count along with ALT, Listen and Repeat, say the numbers.

Activity- roaming pair Janken and counting together 1-20- 5 minutes
  • W) 1 (3, 5, 7, 9,...19)
  • L) 2 (4, 6, 8,...20)
ALT and HRT: Demonstrate activity- Play Janken, Winner starts at ‘1’, Loser at ‘2’ and continue taking turns counting to 20.
Students: All standing, pairs Janken, Winner starts at ‘1’. Janken winners get 2 points for each Janken win (for Australia Points Map).

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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