Language Resident Name: Ayaka Matsuo
Day and Date: Thursday, February 6th
Language and Level (intermediate or advanced class): Intermediate Japanese
Class theme/topics discussed: Past and Future
Goal of the class: To be able to explain their past using past tense and to be able to talk about their future plan using future tense.
How did you structure the class?
Activity1 (10 min): Now
Students tell a partner about how their usual days go on. What time do they get up? Where do they eat breakfast? What do you do in the morning? What are your favorite things to do? Who are your close friends?
Activity2 (10 min): 10 Years Ago
Students talk about what they were doing, what they liked, who were their best friends, etc. with their partners.
Activity3 (20 min): In 10 Years
Students draw a picture that represent himself / herself in 10 years. Then, we share with the whole class.
Activity4 (15 min): The world in 100 years
The whole class draws a big picture, predicting how the world would be like in 100 years from now. They draw a big picture together on the white board.
Activity5 (5 min): Wrap-up
I ask them wrap-up questions. I also announce the upcoming cultural activity.
What technology, media or props did you use? (internet resources, playmobiles, handouts, etc.)
What worked well in this class? What did not work?
This plan worked very well. This topic interested students very much and they were really engaged in the activities.
How could this class be improved/ modified?
I would keep it as it is.
If you have a more detailed lesson plan, please attach it below (OK to use target language for that). Please attach any handouts as well.