Tomodachi o Tsukurimashou

Lesson 7

Lesson Preparation: Please print out x1 template sheet per student. They will also need scissors , x1 origami or square paper and grey lead pencil.

Additional activity: Students will need 1x piece of A3 paper, glue and colouring pencils.

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.

Hinamatsuri

Introducing the Girl's Festival.

In Japan, every year on the 3rd of March comes a traditional celebration known properly as Hina Matsuri (雛祭り) or, in English, as Girl’s Day. The holiday is focused on a family’s hope that their daughter or granddaughter will grow up healthily, happily and successfully. Hina Ningyō (雛人形), dolls are displayed in a family’s home from mid-February to March 4th.


hinamatsuri_ppt.ppt

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako

Kirigami

Template.PDF

kirigami template

Please print out x1 template sheet per student.

They will also need scissors and colouring pencils.

Kirigami sakura-cherry blossom

Student need x1 origami or square paper and a grey lead pencil.

*If we have time we can make cherry blossom.

Additional Activity (30 minutes)

Students will paste all of their kirigami craft onto an A3 or A4 paper and then they can decorate.

Bon bori-LANTERN

Ougi (sensu)-fan