Looking for a Chant for the Eigo Note?

Below are links to original EigoNoto.com chants.
And then take some time and look around- there is a lot more than just chants at EigoNoto.com!

Grade 5 Lesson 2- What Does It Mean? Chant

Grade 5 Lesson 3- How Many Cats? Chant

Grade 5 Lesson 4- Do You Like OO? Chant

Grade 5 Lesson 4- Do You Like Dogs Chant

Grade 5 Lesson 4- I Like Apples Chant

Grade 5 Lesson 4- Ohajiki Game Audio

Grade 5 Lesson 5- Cap, T shirt, Pants and Shoes Song

Grade 5 Lesson 5- Do You Have A Red Cap Chant

Grade 5 Lesson 6- A Fruit Song

Grade 5 Lesson 6- What Do You Want Chant

Grade 5 Lesson 7- Audio Sounds for 'What's This?'

Grade 5 Lesson 7- What's This? chant

Grade 5 Lesson 7- What's this OO? Chant

Grade 5 Lesson 9- What Would You Like? Chant

Grade 5 Lesson 9- What Would You Like, A or B? Chant

Grade 6 Lesson 3- When Is Your Birthday? Chant/Activity

Grade 6 Lesson 3- Months of the Year Macarena Song and Dance

Grade 6 Lesson 4- I Can Cook-Can You Cook, Too? Chant

Grade 6 Lesson 4- I Can Cook Chant

Grade 6 Lesson 5- Where Is The Barber Chant

Grade 6 Lesson 6- I Want To Go To Italy Chant

Grade 6 Lesson 7- Daily Activities Chant


Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Focus on What the Students Already Know  

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日本語の説めはビデオである
See the video to see how to do this in class-



This is especially true for vocabulary. There are so many English loan-words in Japanese. Helping students to realize this is an easy way to empower the students, because they already know English!
When you introduce a new pattern: ask the students if they know any words that can be used in the pattern. To help the students get started, you can suggest some words in Japanese that you think the students will know.
Another point to remember is: many students already study English. Instead of telling meanings yourself in Japanese, ask all of the students if anyone knows the meaning of something you've presented. Presenting the material in context, in a storyboard or conversation, gives the students powerful clues to guess the meaning, too.

Click to see the EigoNoto.com activity WYAN- Words You Already Know.

Since Eigo Noto lessons are communication lessons, not studying English for a test, encourage answers that are almost right, or in ways that can help lead students to the correct answer.

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