Grade: Elementary

#1399. vocabulary games

Reading/Writing, level: Elementary
Posted Sat Nov 13 14:34:00 PST 1999 by Laura (
Scott Elementary, Evansville, IN
Materials Required: teacher made puzzle, vocabulary cards
Activity Time: 10 - 15 min.
Concepts Taught: reviewing vocabulary

Vocabulary Puzzles
Draw puzzle pieces on 8 1/2 x 11 copy paper. Write a vocabulary word on each piece. Copy and have students cut their puzzle apart. Call out the definition and have them reconstruct the puzzle.

Vocabulary Sticker Game
Write each vocabulary word on a small card. Make enough cards for each student to have one card. Call out the definition. The student with that word on their card
who stand first and says the word must use it in a sentence correctly. If correct they earn a sticker. (2 students will have each word usually) After giving out 2 or 3 definitions, students trade cards and the game continues.