Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC111114 Subject Classification Courses for Professional Teaching
Subject Name 初等国語科教育法
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Teaching Method of Japanese Language for the Elementary School
ナンバ ヒロタカ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Tues5-6:EDU L205
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture-and Exercise-oriented, Note-taking, Discussions, Presentation by students, Field work, Work, Chemicals will be used 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students
Keywords Japanese language education, Elementary school, Teaching methods,Practical work experience 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Elementary School Teacher Education
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Having acquired basic knowledge of theory and method on guidance in subjects and cross-curricular education in elementary schools

Special Support School Teacher Education
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Having basic knowledge and understanding on the significance of elementary education and the teaching profession, and theories and methodologies of subject teaching, which are required to obtain fundamental teaching certificates. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To acquire basic knowledge, understanding, and skills needed for teaching Japanese language as a certified elementary school teacher, including objectives, contents, and methods of teaching Japanese language for elementary school students. 
Class Schedule "Lesson1:Orientation
Lesson2: Education of Japanese language as a school subject and of Japanese Language
Lesson3: How to design a Japanese language class
Lesson4: Everyday-language activities
Lesson5: Reading lessons
Lesson6: Lessons using literary materials
Lesson7: Lessons using literary materials
Lesson8: Lessons using literary materials
Lesson9: Lessons using literary materials
Lesson10: Lessons using descriptive-text materials
Lesson11: Lessons using descriptive-text materials
Lesson12: Lessons using descriptive-text materials
Lesson13: Lessons using descriptive-text materials
Lesson14: Summary
Lesson15: Final exam
MEXT Commentary to the Curriculum Guidelines for Elementary Schools,  Japanese language 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, handouts, audio materials, movies(videos/PC/other image data) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Final exams and report assignments will be given. 
Grading Method Students will be evaluated based o presentations, final exam, attendance, and short reports, etc. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Other Students must purchase the specified textbook before the course starts. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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