Let us enjoy a quiz about popular Japanese snacks for kids!
Reading level: Level 1
Script types: Hiragana, Katakana, and kanji with furigana
Number of characters: 325 characters Pages: 20
Text type: Factual description Price: A$8.50
Product type: Saddle stitched booklet
このおかしは なに？ What is this snack?
ぴんくと ちゃいろ。さんかく。 Pink and brown. Triangle.
Alignment with the Australian curriculum: Prep Year to Year 2 band Achievement standards
present information about themselves, their family, friends and favorite things at word and simple sentence level, using formulaic and modelled language
describe people and objects using adjectives to indicate colour, shape and size
respond to questions, for example, だれ、なに、どこ with single words, set phrases and by selecting images or objects
identify the three different scripts in Japanese, hiragana, kanji and katakana
Give examples of Japanese words and phrases that have been borrowed from other languages
Cultural note from the author:
Japan is renowned for their food industry as Japanese chefs embrace lifetime commitment in perfecting their craft. They maintain the same integrity and discipline in their making of snacks. Snacks are made not only for eating, but more on providing ‘fun time’ for kids. They come in various themes, shapes, types, and sizes. Join me in discovering some popular snacks by answering the quiz. Special thanks to the major snack companies in Japan, Glico, Lotte and Meiji for allowing us to use their wonderful snacks in this book.
Product Code: 13
Publisher: Tashiro Literacy