With two students, give one a timer and the other has 100 words that they have to say correctly. It’s quick, it’s easy, and it’s a great way to work on a skill.
Scavenger hunts are a lot of fun, but they definitely take some planning to get set up.
” On the other hand, add flair and student engagement to more tedious, yet necessary tasks like teaching math facts, grammar rules and vocabulary, reviewing for tests or even completing lab experiments.
The other great part about bingo is that you can make a game specifically designed for what your students are learning, go to any store and buy a bingo game, or make it an end of unit activity to create a bingo game in small groups – and then play that game in class.To make it free and easy, print out blank bingo cards and have students randomly fill in answers from the word/number bank before you start. Around the World works best with a set of flashcards – can be math, vocab, sight words, or spelling. ” Since I’m the teacher and I know the answers faster, I give them 3 tries to beat me.You have all your students stand up, the first student stands next to the student behind them. If they beat me, then the next time we play around the world they get to be the ‘teacher’. Not only are games fun, interactive, and social, but they're also great tools for learning.With so many demands placed on educators to always be ‘standards-focused,’ game can seem like more of a distraction than an instructional tool (especially to principals passing by).I also like Hangman as a way to get to know students, or to tell everyone book titles of upcoming stories. Plus, you can just as easily have your students come up to the board and have them pick the word.