Fun card game to play in small group
Two skills addressed:
30 cards - Which doesn't belong? (Explain why)
18 cards - Name items in target categories
How to play:
Have student pick a card and complete the target task. If an exclusion card is chosen (i.e. "Which doesn't belong?" card), the student earns 1 point for identifying the correct item that doesn't go with others and 1 point for explaining why. For the categorization cards (i.e. "Tell me all the ___ you can think of in 30 seconds"), the students earns a point for each item name that belongs in the target category within that 30 seconds.
Students can play in teams or a individual players.
Target Common Core Standards: L.K.5a, L.1.5a, L.1.5b