SPECIAL! For this era of of remote learning!
For these Zoom times, I’ve reconfigured Capture to work on a shared screen. You can cultivate some of the suspense and glee of “swapping” words without touching physical cards.
Marvelous Mazes is a good companion for the Stories to Solve books because it too presents games in a book format. And it too is captivating to young and old alike. The meticulously drawn miniature landscapes are intriguing to wander through even for kids who aren’t that into mazes.
These Cork Projects are from a book by Sabine Lohf called Things I Can Make. (Chronicle Books, 1994.)
Words of A Feature Flock Together is a group game that focuses on different syllable types.
Blurt! is a raucous game of verbal fluency. At heart it’s about word retrieval, but it also works to develop vocabulary and increase familiarity with the abstract language of definitions.
Syllable Set is a two-person game for developing efficiency in finding syllables. I’ve taken the procedure for the visual perception game SET and adapted it for word work. In pairs, each student tries to be the first to find a set of three word cards with either a matching first, medial, or final syllable. Students love the fast-paced competitive nature of it.
NEW: A ready-made Syllables Set game is available on Teachers Pay Teachers under my seller name, On Your Mark.