Japanese


Japanese Cultural Day


Wednesday 9th May

Come dressed in Japanese themed costume. Assembly and costume parade from 9am. All parents and friends welcome. Full day of Japanese themed activities, featuring a performance of Momotaro (Peach Boy) for grades Prep to grade 4. Read More

 



 

JapanJapanese at Altona Primary School

Prep and Year 1 Students

  • Students will use a variety of games, songs and dances to engage with Japanese culture.
  • They will practise basic language such as greetings and counting.
  • They will participate in craft activities related to festivals that take place throughout the year.

Year 2 and 3 Students

  • Students will use a variety of games, stories, songs and dances to engage with Japanese culture.
  • They will practise basic language with emphasis on pronunciation and repetition, with some explanation of relevant grammar.
  • They will participate in craft activities related to festivals that take place throughout the year and symbolism in Japanese culture.

 

Year 4

  • They will be undertaking a book study of Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes, focusing on symbolism, festivals and language.
  • They will participate in craft activities related to the text.

 

 

5 and 6 Students

  • They will be undertaking investigations of elements of Japanese culture using their netbooks and comparing and contrasting this with their lives in Australia.
  • They will undertake language investigations discovering, focussing on how to ask for a particular landmark or building.

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