A fun, engaging board game for students to play at the beginning of the year.
In this Twister inspired game, students use their knowledge of school vocabulary to identify the definition of words with their fingers. The winner is the person who has matched the most amount of words with their definition.
Ways to use this resource:
- Print out and put into a center for students who can read the text without teacher support.
- Print a copy of the board game for each student and play as a class.
- Use as a game to play with a buddy class at the beginning of the year.
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on kindergarten reading and content.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 1 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
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