Class theme/topics discussed:
Japanese food (Okonomiyaki and Takoyaki)
-Watching You Tube: How to make okonomiyaki and Takoyaki
-Playing the game: Feel the object
-Checking how to cook Okonomiyaki through using a handout.
-Asking “What Japanese foods do you like?”
How did you pick this theme or topic?
I organized a Study Break at the same day. Before the study break, I wanted students to know much about Okonomiyaki, Takoyaki and their background information.
How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
-Watching a video
-Cabbage, Flour, and Apple for the game: Feel the object
-Advertisement of Marukai
How did students react?
They enjoyed watching You tube and
Did they engage with each other and you?
What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)
-You TubeWould you recommend this activity for a future class?
Of course, YES!
Why or why not?
-Students love cooking!
-Students were able to learn Japanese culture through foods.