- Give a category.
- Students work in pairs.
- Students pass a ‘bomb’ back and forth each time they say something.
- Teacher yells “BOOM!” after 30 seconds or so.
This is a guide to articulating the position of certain sounds in the…
You can put the students in teams against each other or have them all against the teacher.
Appropriate for lower level elementary, or perhaps nakayoshi, depending on what they like.
It may be appropriate for a lesson including body parts or directions such as up, down, left, right, in, out. (Similar to the Hockey Pockey)
I have been playing the keyword game with my students for years and it was getting far too repetitive so I decided to mix it up a bit.
Students play in pairs, left-hand side students are one team, and the right-hand side students are the other team. After playing each round, I count how many winners from the left side, and how many from the right. I give one point to the team with most winners that round. It can continue for as many rounds as there are vocab to learn but I don’t usually play it for that long.