You may be aware that I recently solicited the ALT community for responses to a questionnaire in the hopes that I could use the data to build a family feud style game. Well, I did my best, but only around 11 ALTs responded to my survey. I filled in the rest of the responses by soliciting my facebook friends, and ended up with about 55 responses. I've put it all together now, so here it is...
(p.70) P1 - The girl playing tennis is Maki.
Students are going to write their own word clues for the ALT to solve “Which house is going to be robbed?”
1.) Students get into groups of 4. In larger groups it is hard for all students to participate.
2.) Pass out a “Which house will be robbed?” sheet to every group (or every student if you choose).
3.) Explain that the students will be writing five to six of their own clues to help you, the ALT, solve the mystery of which house is going to be robbed.
This is a pair work information gap activity.
1. Give one student in the pair sheet A and the other student sheet B.
2. Students play rock, scissors, paper to decide who starts.
3. The winning student should start by asking their partner “Who is _____?” inserting the name from number 1 into the blank (in this case “Yumi”).
Choose eight famous pieces of clothing from festivals around the world, for example a yukata from Japan, or a tuxedo from England. Print them out as an A4 sized sheet, glue them onto the back of coloured construction paper,laminate, then cut them into puzzle pieces. Place each puzzle into a large envelope and label the outside so you know which puzzle is which.