Play a fun game while working on camping themed vocabulary, semantic knowledge, and word retrieval. Who can build a marshmallow first? Students play a game (2 levels included) to collect all the parts of a s'mores stick while learning to define camping words.
Students play a game (2 levels included) to collect all the parts of a marshmallow stick while learning to define camping vocabulary.
The Marshmallow Definition Building Game comes with 32 camping vocabulary words:
16 Level 1 (KG - 2nd Grade) Vocabulary
16 Level 2 (3rd -5th Grade) Vocabulary
Students have an opportunity to think of additional camping items and write their own definitions on blank marshmallow sticks.
Use memory and visual tools to aid in memory and recall of category, function, and characteristics included in each definition.
Each definition is color coded according to the following symbols:
Green triangle = group
Blue circle = function
Eyeball = senses description
Black and white PDFs included.
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Language 1.5.a. Sort words into categories (e.g., colors, clothing) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
Reading: Informational Text 2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.
Language 2.6 Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using adjectives and adverbs to describe (e.g., When other kids are happy that makes me happy).
Reading: Informational Text 3.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.
Language 3.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (e.g., After dinner that night we went looking for them).
Language 3.5.b. Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., describe people who are friendly or helpful).