A set of 24 instruction cards to use when playing “Simon Says”.
Each instruction in the game contains a verb, a noun and an adverb/adverbial phrase e.g. Raise both arms into the air. When playing the game, encourage your students to identify each part of speech in the instruction given.
Two versions of the instruction cards are provided in this teaching resource. The first set of cards are intended to be used as complete sentences. Cut out and laminate each instruction and display these on the board as you play the game. The second set of cards are intended to be segmented. Cut out and laminate the verbs, the nouns and the adverbs/adverbial phrases. Allow the students to create new instructions by making new combinations of verbs, nouns and adverbs/adverbial phrases.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Uses basic grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary appropriate to the type of text when responding to and composing texts
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Explore differences in words that represent people, places and things (nouns, including pronouns), happenings and states (verbs), qualities (adjectives) and details such as when, where and how (adverbs)
Understand that nouns represent people, places, things and ideas and include common, proper, concrete or abstract, and that noun groups/phrases can be expanded using articles and adjectives
Australian Curriculum alignment
Explore differences in words that represent people, places and things (nouns, including pronouns), happenings and states (verbs), qualities (adjectives) and details such as when, where and how (adverbs)Elaborationstalking about effective words that d...
Understand that nouns represent people, places, concrete objects and abstract concepts; that there are three types of nouns: common, proper and pronouns; and that noun groups/phrases can be expanded using articles and adjectivesElaborationsexploring ...
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