Catergory Vocabulary Game

Catergory Vocabulary Game

        
Age Group: Elementary
Subject: Vocabulary
Goal of Lesson: Students practice vocabulary spellings and meanings.
Time Needed: 20 minutes
Materials Needed: none

This game is great practice for vocabulary and spelling review.

 

Divide your class into small groups and designate one person as the group secretary.

 

The teacher then writes a category on the board. For example, "nouns" ,"fruits", "verbs", "places", or "things".

 

The students have 2 minutes to write down as many words as they can that fall into this category. Example: banana, apples, watermelons, papaya...

 

The team that has the most words written down after the minute is the winner.

 

Another variation is to give a point to each team that has a word written down that the other teams don't have. The team with the most points wins.

 

Writing the words on the board helps reinforce new vocabulary.



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