When Sentence Match

Read, understand, and find the logical missing half of their sentence.


  1. Explain to the students they will receive half of a sentence, they should read it and then find their partner who has the other half.
  2. Give each student a half sentence card.
  3. Ready go! Students stand up and search for the classmate with the missing half of their sentence.
  4. Students should check with the ALT or OTE when they think they have a match.

This game works best if the students already know this grammar. -You can re-shuffle the sentences and play again. -If you want to, you can ask the student pairs to read or translate their sentences into Japanese.

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Junior High
printed and cut laminated sentence halves