Language and Section:
Date: October 15
Class theme/topics discussed:
Creating and acting out original skit (1) ~ what is going to happen in the next scene? ~
(We used Japanese drama “Otomen” for this class)
Goal of the class:
– Students will be able to grasp the personality traits of the 3 main characters
– Students will acquire new vocabulary related to the movie
– Students will be able to think creatively for their skit
– Students will be able to act out their skit with confidence
– Students will realize the importance of using Japanese phrases with emotion
– Students will be able to cooperate with their team members towards achieving a goal.
Structure of the class (unless you attach your lesson plan below):
(1st activity Introduction)
-Teacher introduced the topic and skit project that the students will act out it in groups.
-Teacher introduced the 3 main characters’ names and made the students watch them carefully during the summary part of the video
(2nd activity Go over the drama)
-Students watched the first part of the video to understand the summary of the drama
-Students described the characteristics of each main character as a class
(3rd activity Discussion and Making own drama)
-Students watched the main part of the video that they will use to lead in to their skit
-Students discussed what happened in the main part of the video
-Students split into 2 groups and assign each member a role
-Students discussed about what is going to happen in the next scene, and then practice acting out their skit
(4th activity Sharing own skit each group made)
-Each group present their own skit
-Students evaluated each other’s skits
-Students watched the true ending to the video
What technology, media or props did you use? (satellite tv, internet resources, playmobiles, etc.)
TV, macbook, video,
What worked well in this class? What did not work?
-Students enjoyed watching the Japanese drama and were able to cooperate with one another when they made their skit. In addition, students were able to act out their skit emotionally with gestures that is, they learned how to speak Japaanese emotionally as well.
How could this class be improved/ modified?
This class went really well!
Please attach your lesson plan and handouts for this class below – if you used any.