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Go: JHS GrammarOmikuji Fortune Telling

SUBMITTED BY: Rachael Fowlie

BORROWED FROM / INSPIRED BY: Elizabeth Patton

EDITED BY: Siguy

GRAMMAR: Verb - Future

EXAMPLE: You will be a millionaire!

DATE ADDED: Nov 18, 2014

Small Classes (1-15 Students)ÒLarge Classes (16-39 Students)Ó

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30-40 min.

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OUTLINE: Students draw fortunes (omikuji) from different categories to determine their futures!

 

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • OmikujiFortuneTelling  attachment (includes fortunes and worksheet)
  • Four envelopes or boxes to hold the four categories of wishes.

 

DETAILED EXPLANATION:

  1. You'll need to cut out and fold up the fortunes before class (which took me a lot longer than I was expecting), keep them in envelopes/boxes in the 4 separate categories: Money, Job, Home, Love.
  2. Review the grammar with the students.
  3. Hand out the worksheets.
  4. Split the students into 4 groups (unless you want to add more categories or prepare more copies of the fortunes)
  5. Hand out the worksheets, and give one envelope to each group.
  6. The students draw their own fortune, and write in on their worksheet.
  7. Rotate the envelopes until all groups have had all 4 categories.
  8. Share answers, this can fill as much time as you like, as you can ask "Who will live in London?", "Who will be a teacher?" etc, and you can get students to read their fortunes. There are a lot of possible answers, and they really enjoyed seeing the different combinations, some turned out to be really funny in my classes.
     

TEACHING SUGGESTIONS:

  • Printing the four categories on four different colored sheets will help keep them from getting mixed up.

 

TIPS/CAUTIONS:

  • Please read through all the wishes. It's likely you will want to change some of them to suit your area, your students or your personality.

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