It contains lesson-based resources for 1 to 4 terms of study. The topic in snack pack 1 is ‘Either you like it or not’, and deals with how to say your favourites and least favourites in categories such as food, drinks, hobbies, celebrities, Japanese traditional games, just to name a few. Furthermore, it showcases the life of Shun, an 11-year old Japanese student, and follows him in his house and at school.
A feature of the text is the use of meta-cognition techniques where the students will be able to comment on their knowledge and appreciation via multiple viewing of videos and listening to songs and word repetition
In line with the Essential Learning, cultural information will be contextualised and require the student to deduce and draw conclusions. This material will be embedded in the text and in the teacher presentation CD-ROM.
Useful background information, templates, blackline masters or illustrations to colour, cut and paste etc. will be presented in a 'Teacher Notes' section in the accompanying Teacher Resource Book, with all overprinted solutions to all exercises and tasks.
Themes in Obento Snack Pack:1 It’s all about me2 Either you like it or you don’tThese themes are used to introduce speech acts that provide students with meaningful language. Vocabulary is introduced and recycled via these speech acts.In line with the Essential Learnings, cultural information is contextualised and requires the student to deduce and draw conclusions. This material is embedded in the text and in the Teacher CD-ROM.There are videos on calligraphy as well.