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Journals

For my junior and senior high school classes, when the numbers are right — and by that I mean low enough — I like to have my students write in journals once every week or two. The general setup is … Continue reading

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Describing Pictures

There are dozens of topics and grammar points that can be studied using activities where students say or write things about pictures.  Here are some slide shows and worksheets that I’ve used. Describe the Pictures: Animals. ODP & PDF. An … Continue reading

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Passive Voice Practice

Here are some passive voice practice worksheets.  In Japan, passive voice is taught at the beginning of ninth grade.  One of the best ways to practice passive voice is converting between active voice and passive voice sentences while maintaining the … Continue reading

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Alphabet Cards

In seventh grade English, we review the alphabet. Students in Japan studied the ABCs in the third grade of elementary school, but they may have forgotten, and writing practice is typically desirable. Here are three A4-size flashcard sets. Big Letter … Continue reading

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