Intro to Japanese: Writing Numbers in Kanji

Lesson Title: Intro to Japanese: Writing Numbers
Academic Standards:
Content Creator: Ms. Amelia Ijiri
Level: High School
Duration: 25-35 min
  /  Intro to Japanese: Writing Numbers


  • Students will understand the fundmentals of writing Japanese numbers.
  • Students will deepen their understanding of Japanese politeness.
  • Students will gain experience using a 3D pen


In this lesson, students will deepen their experience with the Japanese language by writing numbers in kanji script. We’ll review everyday greetings and add more key words and phrases as they come up in context.


  1. Meet and greet.

  2. Review numbers.

  3. Practice bowing.

  4. Familiarize students with kanji writing system.

  5. Watch instructional video on writing.

  6. Use 3-D pens to write 1-10 in kanji script

  7. Review and reflect.

  8. Take a virtual field trip.

Demonstratives & Media

Virtual Field Trips & Lab Demonstrations
Instructional Videos
3D objects

Suggested Ancillary Support

1. Number Video: Numbers in Japanese Kanji 1 - 10 - YouTube 2. Virtual Field Trip: Walk in Kyoto Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine @ 8K 360° VR / Sep 2020 - YouTube 3. Google Slides