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CHRISTMAS HINK PINK et al. PUZZLES Word Riddles Task Cards Vocabulary GATE

Barbara Evans
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CHRISTMAS HINK PINKS, HINKY PINKIES, HINKITY PINKITIES, and HITINKITY PITINKITIES

HINK PINKS, HINKY PINKIES, HINKITY PINKITIES, and HITINKITY PITINKITIES are riddles that help children learn to problem solve while exercising vocabulary skills (definitions, synonyms, parts of speech, rimes, ...). These Christmas themed, printable task cards prompt your students to interpret data, make inferences, draw conclusions, and analyze new information. Hink Pinks, et al. riddles are terrific for centers, enrichment, differentiation, bell ringers, sponge activities, and GATE. But the BEST part is your kiddos will love them!

HOW HINK PINKS, et al. WORK

  • Hink Pink clues lead you to a 2 word answer.
    • Each answer word must have just one syllable.
    • The 2 words must rhyme.
      • Example:
        • Clue: playthings for male children
        • Answer: boys’ toys
  • Hinky Pinky clues also require a 2 word answer.
    • Each answer word must have two syllables.
    • The 2 words must rhyme.
      • Example:
        • Clue: just 1 bell ringing
        • Answer: single jingle
  • Hinkity Pinkity clues seek a 2 word answer.
    • Each answer word must have three syllables.
    • The 2 words must rhyme.
      • Example:
        • Clue: recall the Christmas month
        • Answer: remember December
  • Hitinkity Pitinkity clues need a 2 word answer.
    • Each answer word must have 4 syllables.
    • The 2 words must rhyme.
      • Example:
        • Clue: reposition the ornament
        • Answer: decoration relocation

CONTENTS

  • 40 clue cards
    • 16 Hink Pink clue cards
    • 12 Hinky Pinky clue cards
    • 8 Hinkity Pinkity clue cards
    • 4 Hitinkity Pitinkity clue cards
  • 1 answer key

HOW TO USE THIS PRODUCT

  • Place an appropriate number of cards at a literacy center.
  • Use a few clues as a warm-up activity. This is especially helpful if you conduct a pull-out program.
  • Employ Hink Pinks as a sponge activity.
  • Fast finishers love to work with these challenges.
  • Post several clues each day and train your students to use them as an anchor activity.
  • Add this product to your repertoire of Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) activities.

In order to ensure your students’ success, begin by solving several as a whole group, demonstrating the thinking that leads to the solutions.

If you enjoy Christmas Hink Pinks, Hinky Pinkies, Hinkity Pinkities, and Hitinkity Pitinkities, check out my Hink Pinks, et al. store. You will find many more Hink Pink units.

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Enjoy!

Barb Evans

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., stingy, scrimping, economical, unwasteful, thrifty).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words.

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