Students learn about ‘tsuyu’ - rainy season in Japan through flipbook and relevant activities, such as crafts and songs.
Students work through a series of activities on the theme of Mt Fuji with a focus on the environment and significant world heritage sites.
Students learn about the history and vocabulary of furoshiki, and then try wrapping various objects.
Students will practise numbers as they discuss the percentage of water in plants and animals. They will then brainstorm verbs relating to water use and discuss Australia’s and Japan’s use of water.
Here, we focus on activities which integrate aspects of other key learning areas into language learning. Recently in the various states, particularly in primary school, there has been a movement towards integration, or embedment, of the whole curriculum into language learning.