Lesson 4

Lesson Preparation: *Please print out and cut apart 1x pack of animal karuta cards per group of 3-4 students. If you have 24 students you will need to make 6 sets.

Additional activity: Please print out 1x Fugu lantern per student.

Students will also need colouring pencils, scissors and glue.

doubutsu- animals

Please display the 'animal' flash cards for the lesson.

Animal flashcard 14.pdf
Fugu Powerpoint.pdf

Fugu (blowfish)

Key words- sakana, fugu, doku, sashimi and yonde kudasai

Animal karuta cards 14.pdf

Karuta game - doubutsu

Students will be placed into small groups of 3-4. Each group will be given a pack of karuta cards and students will place these face up on the floor. Sensei will then call out a word in Japanese and the students must slap that card. The first person to slap the correct card may keep that card and the person with the most cards at the end is the winner.


*Please print out and cut 1x pack of animal karuta cards per group of 3-4 students. If you have 24 students you need to make 6 set.

Additional Activity

fugu lantern.pdf

Fugu-lantern

Students will learn about the ‘Fugu’ globe fish and will make a paper Japanese lantern.-Colouring pencils, scissors and glue.