Junior High School

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Description: Aimed at junior high school students.

Top 5 activities
  • Super Mario Christmas Blast A fun Christmas Mario-themed quiz game, where teams battle each other in a test of knowledge! Built off the original Super Mario Typhoon by Alexander Grant. 8
  • Code Breakers ALT reads a series of numbers and students must convert them to letters to figure out the secret word. 7
  • Christmas Blast Power Point Game This is a template that I made that can be filled in to make a review game for almost anything. Since the questions are able to be customized, this power point can work at any level. 4
  • Cute Hand-drawn Phonics Chart (A-Z) A bright and cute hand-drawn phonics sheet covering the letters of the alphabet. 4
  • "How long have you...?" Bingo Students practice the question "How long have you ____?" by playing bingo with each other. 3
Recent activities
Er Est Worksheet

Students practice using 'er' and 'est' in this fun worksheet. There is also a riddle at the end for students to solve.

FUN SHAPES 'Are as fun as it gets'

A point get game for practicing 'She runs faster than me' and 'Cats are as cute as dogs'

I'm Full

Students trade cards with each other in order to get a full meal and declare, "I'm full!"

Bedroom Drawing

Students listen to their partner’s instructions and attempt to draw a replica of a bedroom.

Kathy's Game

A fast-paced game where teams race to be the first to do the instructions correctly.

Relative Park Drawing

Students listen to a description of a park scene and they must draw it.

Fun With Prepositions

Using teamwork, students search for pictures around the room and describe it to their team members.

Hot Seat

A student sits at the front of the classroom and answers questions. Other students try to guess their answers.


Students use the names of Japanese prefectures to work on their spelling and vocabulary.

Strange Patient

This a simple guessing game that has students playing the role of a patient who kind of has an idea of what sickness they have, and the doctor is trying to guess whether or not they are lying.

Phone Janken Out

Student engage in a fun conversational activity that practices an easy phone conversation.


Just like the Sequence board game, teams battle to line up four cards in a row to win.


Students learn how to describe their symptoms by playing Janken games.

Infinitive Cards

Students talk to each other, trying to match the sentence fragments on their cards.

School Differences

Students identify which sentences describe American or Japanese schools.

Pick a Side

Students move to the left or right side of the classroom depending on what they can or cannot do.

I Have No Idea

Students try to guess their partner’s drawing then write their answer on their worksheet.

Guess Me

Students ask five questions and guess the secret identity of their group members.

"May I" Card Game

This is a simple card game that uses the polite request form and its answers. It is an extremely simple game for the students to pick up and start playing quickly.

Crazy Bus Race

Based on New Horizon's Speaking Plus 2 (grade1), students create their own dialogue using the Crazy Bus map and worksheet.

Do You Like Bingo

An ice-breaking bingo game for 1st year JHS students that practices the 'do' helping verb.

Practicing Gerunds

This worksheet contains three practice activities for the gerunds.


A game to get the students to practice the four parts of learning (reading, writing, talking and listening) while trying to find out who kidnapped Miki Ando.

Which Interview Challenge

Students interview each other, asking questions using the question word 'which'. They ask three questions to each student and record the answers they receive.

Shiritori Race

This activity is just like the Japanese Shiritori game where students fill-in-the-blanks with English words they know until they reach the finish point.

When Mario Called Me

Students make groups and take turns saying "when" sentences to make other students mark stars off of their worksheets. The last student with stars left on their sheet is the winner.

Let's Have Fun

Students find their match using 'Let's' and 'use' dialogues.

Briiing Briiing Briiingo

Students learn simple telephone conversation English and practice it via bingo.

Who Which

Groups race to turn Japanese Relative Clause sentences into English ones.

Whose Is It?

A fun board game where students practice all the possessives in groups or pairs.

Preposition Partners

Basic info gap activity for basic prepositions of location.

Do You Know How To Play Bingo

Students will play bingo by interviewing their classmates, using "Do you know how to...?" and then will create sentences based on the signatures they received.

Call a Celebrity

Students choose a celebrity then try to guess who their partner chose by asking them their phone numbers.

What Do You Like To Do

In pairs, students ask "What do you like doing?" and answer with the information on their card.

Reading Discovery

Students search the classroom for questions and tell the answers to the teacher.

Christmas Dash

A Christmas Themed Race activity useful for reviewing various lessons

World Christmas Quiz

A three choice quiz about Christmas traditions around the world

Objective Pronoun Karuta (her/him/them)

Students test their listening skills and their ability to differentiate between he/she/they and him/her/them by playing karuta.

Christmas Quiz and Krampus Attacks

Three activities rolled up together.

Find Someone Who...

Students make their classmates find other students who match their criteria.


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