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Let’s Play a Game

 

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Let’s Play a Game

Grades 3 – 5
Activity Time One hour to create the game and then time to play
Activity Author

Lisa Storm Fink

Lisa Storm Fink

Urbana, Illinois

 
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English
 

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Activities & Projects

Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

Let’s Play Bingo!

Work together, create a bingo board that can be played while walking around town, going to the zoo or a museum, or traveling on a vacation.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

Practice Letters and Sounds Using Online Games

Find three fun online games that are designed to help children learn to recognize letters and how they sound.

 

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Printouts

Grades   K – 2  |  Printout  |  Word Play

Bingo Game

Use this printout to play bingo with your child on a wide variety of topics. This printout will help your child with sight words and will help improve his or her vocabulary and reading.

 

Grades   K – 1  |  Printout  |  Word Play

Uh-Oh! Alphabet Game

This activity helps children learn to recognize letters and their sounds, and to associate sounds and letters with words.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Printout  |  Word Play

Spelling “Go Fish” Card Game

Use the familiar card game Go Fish to help children learn groups of tricky spelling words such as “conceive” and “autumn.”

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Printout  |  Word Play

Make-a-Word Card Game

Children can be card sharks in this game, which challenges players to build words from prefixes, root words, and suffixes.

 

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