DownloadKamishibai: Lesson 7
This optional art class combines Kamishibai with Manga, giving students a basic introduction to this popular artistic style and allowing them to experiment and create their own manga characters which can be included in their kamishibai.
DownloadKamishibai: Lesson 4
This lesson focuses on oral storytelling; the students will develop their ability to tell stories through games and group work. Students also have the chance to add to the story map from the previous lesson.
DownloadKamishibai: Lesson 3
In this lesson students continue to look at story structure and build on the skills from the previous two lessons by creating a story map, putting all the key events of a story in order.
DownloadKamishibai: Lesson 1
Students will be introduced to kamishibai and make their own story plate, gathering the most important elements of the story all in one place. It can be used as a standalone lesson for those who don’t have time to follow the whole scheme of work, or for KS1 students.
DownloadKamishibai: Japanese Storytelling
Kamishibai is a traditional form of Japanese street theatre in the form of picture card storytelling. As creating and using Kamishibai hones speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, they have many cross-curricular applications.
DownloadO Hanami (April)
In this lesson, students will learn about the customs and activities associated with O Hanami and compose haiku poems using their own thoughts about spring and nature.
DownloadVideo: How to Haiku - Beyond 5 7 5
Paul Conneally, haiku poet, introduces the key elements of haiku in this video, illuminating some of the common pitfalls and misunderstandings of what haiku is about.