Supootsu o shimashou-let's play sports

Term 2, 2021.

Lesson Preparation: Please print out 1x sports list sheet in A3 then display.

Print out 1x 'Nan desu ka?'(What is this?) PDF sheet in A3 then display.

Additional activity: Please print out 1x "Your 3 sports' sheet per student.

Victorian Curriculum: Exchange greetings and introduce and share information about self with the teacher and peers using simple language and gestures. Recognise and copy some hiragana.

Olympic Games

Sensei will introduce Tokyo 2020 Olympics offical website.

The Olympic mascot is called Miraitowa, which is derived from the Japanese words mirai (future) and towa (eternity). This name was chosen to promote a future full of eternal hope in the hearts of people all over the world.


The name SOMEITY comes from "Someiyoshino" — a popular type of cherry blossom — and the phrase "so mighty". SOMEITY can show enormous mental and physical strength, representing Paralympic athletes who overcome obstacles and redefine the boundaries of possibility.

sports list junior.pdf

Sports vocabulary list

Sensei will introduce some sports name in Japanese.



Charades Game

nan desu ka junior.pptx

Students work in pairs to choose one sport from the list. These students have to say, 'Nan desu ka?' (What is it?) then "act out" the sport without speaking. The audience then guesses which sport they think it is using the focus language:

Nan desu ka? =What is it?

_____ desu =It is a _____. *Example Yakyuu desu= It is a baseball.

If you are not 100% sure you can say, _____ desu ka? It means 'Is it___?'

'Hai, sou desu' means Yes, it is!

Additional Activity (30 minutes)

3 sports .pptx

Your 3 sports

Students need to choose their 3 favourite sports from today's session.

1, First, draw a picture of that sport.

2, Write the name of the sport underneath in Japanese.

3, Write what you like about this sport.

olympic sport flashcards.pptx