Reading

Word Recognition Game – Word Swap

February 24, 2012

A word recognition game for younger Primary and Elementary students to help them recognize and read specific words. It’s a great game to play with word flash cards.   Learning outcomes: Word recognition Improved reading ability Teamwork Communication   Required Material: Multiple sets of word flash cards, enough so there’s about 5 or so of [...]

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Vocabulary Game – Vocabulation

February 24, 2012

A game to help students improve their vocabulary, dictionary skills and understand the meaning of words.   Learning outcomes: Vocabulary Spelling Dictionary skills   Required Material: A dictionary per student (could be a dictionary on the computer) Pen and paper Whiteboard Whiteboard marker   Aim of the game: To find and learn the meaning and [...]

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Sentence Starter Game

February 24, 2012

This sentence starter game helps students in Primary and Elementary schools to think about how certain words can fit into a sentence. Good for young students learning how to read and older students to think creatively about sentences.   Learning outcomes: Vocabulary Reading Sentence construction Speaking and listening   Required Material: Flash cards with words [...]

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Spelling Game – Biggest Word

February 24, 2012

A classroom spelling game that encourages students to think about teamwork, word recognition and improve vocabulary by creating the biggest word.   Learning outcomes: Spelling Teamwork Communication Word recognition   Required Material: Letter cards or tiles with the complete range of letters (about 2 – 3 per student) Class dictionaries Whiteboard Whiteboard marker   Aim [...]

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