Tomodachi o Tsukurimashou

Lesson 6

Lesson Preparation: Please have your number flashcards and 'Watashi wa ____ desu' posters on display.

Additional activity: Please print 1 set of 'Watashi wa ___ desu. Worksheet' per child. They will need writing/colouring pencils, scissors and glue.

Victorian Curriculum/Essential Learnings:

Use formulaic expressions and gestures in exchanging greetings and farewells.

Mimic Japanese pronunciation, intonation and rhythm through shared reading and singing.

When listening to simple repetitive spoken texts, they identify key words such as names and demonstrate comprehension by actions.


Sensei will revise/introduce 'Ogenki desu ka? (How are you?) - 'Ogenki desu yo!/ Hai, genki desu! (I'm good).

ogenki desu ka.pptx

genki disco warm-up

Revise Douzo and Arigatou



Focus language

Sensei will introduce the focus language. Konnichiwa. Watashi wa _______ desu.

watashi wa ___ desu. Poweroint. Junior.pptx

Powerpoint/Puppets - Watashi wa ....

numbers up to 10

Revise numbers up to 10.

Magic Fingers Activity.

Sensei will call out a number in Japanese and the children must hold up that many fingers.

densha game

Students make rows of two-five, standing on the floor. The teacher will hold up a flashcard or call out the words and the fastest hands up of the front person students to answer will be the winner. That student may keep their place in the front row however the others must move to the back in each of their rows while every other student move forward. Teachers from each school will need to identify the fastest students.

Additional Activity (30 minutes)

watashi wa___ desu.worksheet.pptx