Play a game of Subject-Verb Stomp! to engage your learners and build better sentence-writing skills.
Subject-Verb Agreement Games Make Grammar Fun!
Vroom, vroom! Move forward into the sentence structure fun with this Subject-Verb Stomp! Game. Students will practice building sentences with correct subject-verb agreement while moving around the board in a race to the finish line.
This board game contains 27 cards for quick and easy setup, which is excellent for small group activities or reviews at the beginning or end of a unit. The game cards include questions regarding the following subject pronouns:
Students choose a game piece and set up a paperclip/pencil spinner to play. Each player spins the spinner and moves their game piece forward that many spaces. Once on their spot, they must choose a card the same color as their landing spot. If they get the question correct, they remain in their place. If they answer incorrectly, they must return to their previous position. The first student to the finish line wins.
Students will learn to write sentences with the correct subject-verb agreement with these building sentence structure activities.
Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding
A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your English Language Arts lessons.
In addition to individual student work time, use this Verbs game to enhance learning through guided writing groups, whole class lessons, or remote learning assignments.
If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners, check out these suggestions for keeping students on track with the concepts:
🆘 Support Struggling Students
- Students can work in pairs to support one another’s learning on this resource.
- Provide access to previous assignments and posters or anchor charts for students to recall past lessons.
➕ Challenge Fast Finishers
- Students can create their own game cards to add to the game!
Plan lessons for all ability levels with our 10 Best Scaffolding Strategies!
Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students
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Print on cardstock for added durability and longevity. Place all pieces in a folder or large envelope for easy access.
This resource was created by Kirstin Sowers, a teacher in Illinois and a Teach Starter Collaborator.
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