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Movers -Senrioka School-

This April we started off by talking about family and friends and what defines a family. They gave details of who our family members are and what makes a best friend. We had a discussion and children took turn introduced each of their family members. They worked together to brainstorm and talk about what to write about their families.

They drew details of their family members and labeled them with different names. It was a fun exercise where children took time and constructed their own ideas and they all did a great job!

Posted by Earth at 18:00After School


Movers - Senrioka School

During our Movers class we are learning about “Where we live”, so we did a project about our homes and neighborhood. Each student thought about the different places in their neighborhood, such as schools, parks, supermarkets, relative’s homes, doctor’s offices and even parking lots. After doing some thinking they began making a rough draft of their neighborhood starting with the roads and then filing in the different location names. After completing their draft they used colored pencils and craft paper to make their neighborhoods really pop.

The end result was very good. Each student presented their neighborhood to their classmates and we all learned a little bit more about where we all live. Some people live in apartments and others live in homes, but all the students each agreed that their own home was their favorite place of all. Great Job Movers!  

Posted by Earth at 11:00After School


Flyers2 -Senrioka Shool

Hello everyone! It's been a great time for Wednesday and Friday's Oxford Discover 3 class! In the last few units the students have studied musical instruments from around the world. They've also learned about inventions and created some of their own with their ideas and imagination. We are ending the years with units about plants and growing things. The students have learned lots of new grammar including non countable nouns and measure words. They've continued to do well with their unit review tests and enjoy doing computer work. It's been a great year and we thank you for your support!


Posted by Earth at 08:10After School


Movers-Takatsuki Ibaraki-

For a recent project at the end of a unit, the Movers made a neighborhood map. This was exciting for the children because it was a chance to use a lot of new vocabulary they had learned over units 13 & 14.

First, the children worked together to think about places that are important in a community. As they came up with a list of places, I asked them to explain why they thought each one was important. Once the list was finished, they began drawing and labeling the places on the map together.

They also needed to include their own home and give it an address with a house number. Once it was finished, we hung it up and let the class talk about it.
This looks like a wonderful place to live!


Posted by Earth at 11:00After School


Flyers-Senri Yamada

Recently we spent a lesson brushing up on our reading comprehension skills by reading a fictional story about Clara, a girl in Italy who accidentally invents eyeglasses! We started by reading through the story together as a class. This allowed everyone to get the gist of the story and practice reading the more difficult words together. Next we worked through it again in pairs. One person would point to the words and the other would read before switching over after each paragraph. By doing this, the children were able to both read and listen to the story. As we read, we also asked each other simple comprehension questions to deepen our understanding of the story. We kept an eye out for words and grammar structures that we have learned recently. Finally we listened to the story on the CD, to enjoy hearing it and to try following the text with our fingers and eyes. After reading the story, the children were challenged to summarize and re-tell the story in their own words, a great activity for building speaking confidence and vocabulary.


Posted by Earth at 10:00After School