Eigo Note Lesson 5-8-1 (1 of 2)  


Grade: 5
Lesson: 8 (1 of 2)
Target: I study Japanese.
Materials: CD & player; Text

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.

Song- The Seven Days
Blackboard- Sunday, Monday... Friday, Saturday.
CD- track 57
ALT- Lead singing. Repeat several times.
Students- Sing along.

Janken 4’s- Warm-Up/Review/Conversation Skills Practice- 5 minutes
ALT/HRT: Janken and do the conversation first together, then with the class to practice/demonstrate.
Students: Each student Janken and Converse with 3 others in groups of 4.
W)Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
L)Monday, Wednesday, Friday

- Subject names- 5 minutes
HRT- Ask ALT ‘What’s this subject?’, pointing to a flashcard or in the workbook. Then to students, ‘What’s this subject in English?’
ALT- Act out subjects with gestures.  (music, PE, art, social studies, science, math, Japanese, English, homemaking). Write the subject name on the blackboard (or post flashcard) after students guess it.
Listen and Repeat subject names with students.

Listen, Repeat and Point- 5 minutes
Text- pg. 74
ALT- Call out subject names- round 1, in order; round 2, in mixed order, and faster at end.
Students- Repeat after ALT and point to subject cards in workbook.

Lets’s Listen- 5 minutes
EigoNoto- page 50-51
CD- tracks 53- math. 54- music. 55- PE.
ALT/HRT- Introduce the activity. Repeat contents of CD slowly if needed. Check students’ answers at the end.
Students- Listen to the CD and write 1, 2 or 3 in the boxes for the subject/country in each track.

Listen & Repeat CROSSFIRE- 5 minutes
I study English.
I study English, too.
I don’t study English.
music, PE, art, social studies, science, math, Japanese, English, homemaking
ALT- Say a sentence, in same order as blackboard, changing subject each round.
Students- One row of students standing, first to raise a hand and repeat the sentence can sit down. Students in row opposed to last standing student are next row to stand.

Janken Conversations- in Moving Pairs- 5 minutes
W) I study English.
L) (Repeat) I study English.
Students- Make a sentence in the pattern for your student number. All
students stand, pairs play Janken and do the conversation.
ALT/HRT- Demonstrate activity, answer questions, play with students.

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!’

Notes for class discussion:
-Similarities of meaning of Japanese days’ names and days’ names in English.
-Meaning/History of English days’ names.
-In EigoNoto, are Japanese kanji subject names and those in Chinese similar?
-Can you understand the subjects of the Australian textbooks? How do you know?
- In US junior and high schools, students can choose from several foreign languages (Spanish, French, German, Japanese,...). In Los Angeles area schools, students speak more than 50 different languages!

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