Students practice and expand their vocabularies with these 15 easy-to-play games based on familiar formats like Tic-Tac-Toe and Bingo. Includes step-by-step instructions for small and large-group games. Covers these key vocabulary areas: sight vocabulary for grades 4–6, words with prefixes and suffixes, antonyms and synonyms, idioms, and using context clues to determine word meanings. Also includes word-learning strategy tips and word lists by grade level.
These fifteen games focus on the key strategies that motivate students to engage fully in the repeated exposures, authentic use, and practice needed for successful word learning. Playing these games motivates learners through friendly competition that holds their attention and boosts vocabulary knowledge. Great for both proficient and struggling readers!