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Stamp   Scatter flashcards face-up around the room. Review the target language as you drop each one.  T: It’s (color). What color is it? S: It’s (color). Have the students touch the wall. Call out the target language. S: What color is it?  T: It’s (blue). Students move to the flashcard, stamp and chant. S: […]

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Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes! Let’s practice counting! あたま、かた、ひざ、あしのゆび!数える練習をしましょう!   Enjoy this twist on “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes”, adding in numbers.   数字を使って別バージョンの「Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes」も楽しみましょう。   Classroom Tip Dance and sing with Pinka. Students can use their fingers and toes to count 1 to 10. This is a great introduction to next week’s […]

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Show and Tell Using the activity page from the student book, students can talk about what they did. For example, in HV1 unit 2, after students color their flowers, they can stand up and talk about it.  S: Hello. I’m Taro. It’s a flower. It’s (color). Thank you.   スチューデントブックのアクティビティ・ページを使用して、生徒は自分がしたことについて話します。例えば、HV1のU2で生徒が花に色をぬった後、立ち上がってそれについて話します。 S: Hello. I’m Taro. It’s […]

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What shape is it? Let’s sing about colors and shapes! これ何の形?色と形の歌を歌いましょう!   In this week’s video, we can learn about simple shapes like circles and squares, and some more interesting shapes like hearts and diamonds. We’ll also pair them with colors in real sentences!   今週の動画では、丸や四角など基本の形の他に、ハートやダイヤといった面白い形について学びます。形と色と組み合わせて文章を作ります!   Classroom Tip Watch the video and make shapes […]

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Active Games 体を動かすゲーム   Role Play   Using any kind of props, act out the storytime. For example, students pretend to be Kinka and Pinka. Pinka step on Kinka’s book, robot or other toy. Have the conversation: Pinka: I’m sorry.  Kinka: That’s OK.    いろいろなアイテムを用いてストーリータイムを演じます。例えば、生徒がキンカとピンカを演じます。キンカの本やロボット、その他のおもちゃをピンカが踏んづけます。以下の会話を行います。 Pinka: I’m sorry. Kinka: That’s OK.   Run and Find […]

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          Walk like a robot! Let’s sing about toys with Kinka! ロボットみたいに歩こう!キンカと一緒におもちゃの歌を歌いましょう!   In this week’s video, we learn about toys and use sentences with different verbs!   今週の動画でおもちゃの単語を覚えて、色々な動詞を使いましょう!   Classroom Tip Watch, singing and dancing along with Kinka. After, do the gestures for walking robot, reading a book and hugging […]

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  Pass it On   Students sit in a circle and pass around flashcards. Each student says the word as they pass it on. This is also good for Yes/No question dialogues. One student asks the question and the next student answers with their own, real answer before asking the next student.  S1: Do you […]

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  It’s a red apple! Let’s practice simple sentences with fruit! 赤いリンゴ!フルーツで簡単な文を練習しましょう!   In this week’s video, we learn the names of some delicious and colorful fruit. We also practice using “it’s a” and pairing the fruits with their colors!   今週のビデオでは美味しくて色鮮やかなフルーツの名前を覚えましょう!「It’s a」の練習をして、フルーツと色のペアも作ります。   Classroom Tip Before doing this chant, play the It’s a Chant […]

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  Pictionary   Place flashcards face down in a pile in the middle of the room or table. Teacher picks up the top card. Choose 1 student to come up and look at the card. Give them a piece of paper or whiteboard to draw the card.  S1: What is it? S2: It’s a dog. […]

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  It’s a kinkajou! Practice a common phrase with Kinka! キンカジューだ!キンカとよくあるフレーズを練習しましょう!   “It’s a” can be a difficult word combination for young children to master, but it’s very common in English. Get some practice with it and have fun at the same time with this week’s video!   「It’s a」は、小さな子供には難しい単語のコンビネーションですが、英語ではよく使います。今週の動画で楽しみながら練習しましょう!   Classroom Tip The It’s […]

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