From the Game Gal Here's a list of words to play the drawing game pictionary or a similar game. Have students take turns drawing a word silently on the board. The rest of the class tries to guess which word the student is drawing. The words are medium difficulty level - not super hard, not really easy.
From the Game GalHere's a list of phrases to play an acting game like charades. All of the phrases are actions to act out. Have students take turns acting out a phrase silently in front of the class. The rest of the class tries to guess what the student is acting out.You can cut along the lines to cut the words into strips that students could draw from a bowl, or just read the words out loud.For detailed instructions on how to play charades, more free word lists, and even more games and…
From phonics to words with slide cards. Download. Print. Place inside an envelope with one end cut off. Gradually pull to reveal one letter at a time. This is a great way to help kids blend sounds gradually rather than 1) feeling overwhelmed and giving up or 2) guessing the word.
BATTLESHIP SPELLING PRACTICE~ A 2-player game where each student inserts the word list in to spaces going across. Players take turns guessing coordinates. If they miss, they mark it on their board. If they hit a letter, they keep guessing until they miss. If they sink a word, the player marks it off of his list. The goal of the game is to sink all of your opponent's words. Fun and great practice!