How did you pick this theme or topic?
In 絵描き歌 , there are many vocabs and phrase. I sang 絵描き歌 for students. And they have to listen and need to understand what I said. We made sure the phrase, we drew the picture together.
In Calligraphy part, I explained what 永字八法was, how to use the brushes, and how to use papers. 永字八法 is the 8 elements for practicing and writing Calligraphy at the beginning.
How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
How did students react?
They enjoyed doing Calligraphy and 絵描き歌. They were surprised when the picture was completed at the end.
Did they engage with each other and you?
Yes, they did!
What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)
Would you recommend this activity for a future class?
Why or why not?
Intermediate Students suggested me to have Calligraphy at the lesson. I just decided to do same thing as Intermediate class for today. Advanced students also seemed to have fun doing Calligraphy☺ I was glad that they loved it.