# Hi, friends! 1

## Summary

### Goals for Lesson 3 (5th Grade)

Vocabulary | Numbers |
---|---|

Dialogue | How many pencils? Five pencils. |

Other | Various language numbers Miscellaneous nouns |

4 class hours are recommended for Hi, friends! 1 Lesson 3 by MEXT - here's the official MEXT lesson plans pdf download (Japanese).

Vocabulary goals include **numbers**, as well as some **stationary** and a few other miscellaneous **nouns** for other items to count. There is also counting in **foreign languages**.

Grammar includes "**How many ~?**" for asking about the number of something and replying.

## Class 1

### Goals for Class 1

Vocabulary | Numbers |
---|---|

Dialogue | How many pencils? Five pencils. |

Other | Various language numbersMiscellaneous nouns |

Grey = future lessons, **bold** = current lesson, normal = previous lessons

- Review some of Lesson 2.
- Review number 1 - 10.
- Try saying new sounds without embarrassment by counting to ten in various languages.

### Activities

**For reviewing Lesson 2:**

- Please see Lesson 2

**For reviewing numbers 1 - 10:**

- Let's Play 1 (Hi, friends! 1 Lesson 3, page 10)
- Bingo (free download bingo worksheets)

**For listening to and counting to ten in various languages:**

- Let's Listen (Hi, friends! 1 Lesson 3, page 10)

Includes Chinese, English, Japanese, France, Korean and Spanish

## Class 2

### Goals for Class 2

Vocabulary | Numbers |
---|---|

Dialogue | How many pencils?Five pencils. |

Other | Various language numbersMiscellaneous nouns |

Grey = future lessons, **bold** = current lesson, normal = previous lessons

- Learn to count to 20
- Be able to say how many of something there is (the "How many ~?" answer)

### Activities

**For counting to 20:**

- How many fingers janken

Two students each show 1 to 5 fingers at the same time and the first student to say the total number of fingers wins. - Count around a circle

Students stand in a circle and count with each student saying the next number in the sequence. - Battleships

Start with two bingo sheets but in a 4x5 grid. Squares should already be numbered. Students draw two "ships". One of three squares, one four squares in length, then they start bombing. - Math in English

Write math equations on the blackboard. +, -, ×, ÷, =. Write the equation, the students can say it aloud as you write and they love to compete to say the answer. Take it from a class activity to a pair or group activity by handing out scrap paper for each student to write on.

**For saying how many of something there is:**

- Count objects in the room

Teachers (or advanced students) ask "How many ~?" about something in the classroom. Count as a class then say the answer "16 windows" as a class. - Let's Play 2 (Hi, friends! 1 Lesson 3, page 11)

Teachers (or advanced students) ask the class "How many pencils?" or similar. Students count and answer the question "15 pencils." - Let's Play 2 ALTERNATIVE (Hi, friends! 1 Lesson 3, page 11)

One student looks at the textbook and says "5 blue cars." The other student has to recall if that is correct. If correct: "OK." If false: "No." Points for successfully tricking your partner and points for correctly guessing "OK" or "No."

## Class 3

### Goals for Class 3

Vocabulary | Numbers |
---|---|

Dialogue | How many pencils?Five pencils. |

Other | Various language numbers Miscellaneous nouns |

Grey = future lessons, **bold** = current lesson, normal = previous lessons

- Review previous Lesson 3 classes.
- Ask and answer the question "How many ~?"

### Activities

**For review:**

- How many fingers janken
- Count around a circle
- Count objects around the room

**For asking and answering "How many ~?":**

- Let's Chant (Hi, friends! 1 Lesson 3, page 12)
- Activity 1 (Hi, friends! 1 Lesson 3, page 12)

Students ask each other in pairs, the student answering has 10 seconds to look at the book, count then give the answer. Students should confirm by counting together in English.

## Class 4

### Goals for Class 4

Vocabulary | Numbers |
---|---|

Dialogue | How many pencils? Five pencils. |

Other | Various language numbers Miscellaneous nouns |

Grey = future lessons, **bold** = current lesson, normal = previous lessons

- Review all Lesson 3 content
- Complete a combined English-artistic project or English communication based challenge

### Activities

#### Review Activities

- How many fingers janken
- Count around a circle
- Let's Chant (Hi, friends! 1 Lesson 3, page 12)
- Let's Play 2 ALTERNATIVE (Hi, friends! 1 Lesson 3, page 11)

One student looks at the textbook and says "5 blue cars." The other student has to recall if that is correct. If correct: "OK." If false: "No." Points for successfully tricking your partner and points for correctly guessing "OK" or "No."

#### 1 Hour Project

Students should draw something they can present to the class or other group members where the audience has to count something. Students love a challenge (as long as they can do it) so if it's something (slightly) difficult to count, they will have a lot of fun. Think Where's Waldo or count the triangles type challenges.

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