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Building Block Stories

20-40 minutes Groups of 2-5 Use colored blocks to develop sentence creation skills and review N, V, & Adj Have students make the sentences as a team Have students make the sentences as individuals Have the sentences tell a short…

Clap/Don’t Clap

5-10 Minutes Any number Review vocabulary words by category Use flashcards for younger learners Choose a category, such as animals, sports, etc. Call out a vocabulary word that fits the theme (ie ‘cat’ for animals) Students clap if you call…

Country Dash

5-15 minutes Groups of 2-3 Learn geography by moving the the right continent Stick flashcards to convenient objects so all students can play Have the last 5-10 students win and give them all a small prize Use nationality and/or language…

Crazy Face

20 minutes Any Learn parts of the body by drawing pictures Have students draw a whole body Have students draw a house to learn house words Have students draw a zoo to learn animal words Use different themes for different…

Dice of Fortune

d10-20 minutes Any Hangman meets Wheel of Fortune to review vocab and sentences Allow students to “bank” their point at the end of the round and use them in the next one ‘1’ and ‘3’ = lose a turn, ‘2’…

Alphabet Card Game

5-15 Minutes Groups of 2-3 Learn the alphabet by arranging alphabet cards in order Use lower case and upper case card sets Give each team a stop watch to time themselves Instead of playing against other teams they can try…

Alphabet Card Spelling Game

10-15 Minutes Groups of 2-3 Practice spelling and review/preview vocabulary Use lower case cards Use upper case cards Include punctuation marks and have more advanced students make sentences Prepare sets of alphabet cards with one letter on each card Prepare…

Alphabet Word Game

30 minutes Groups of 2-4 Practice vocabulary through themes Change around the categories based on level of students Divide class into groups of 2-4 students Each group assigns a writer The writer makes a chart with headings such as ‘Boy’s…