********Earth Day Attributes********
-12 nouns (related to Earth Day) to describe. Each noun is on a card with a color that relates to the attributes chart. There are 6 colors corresponding to 6 attributes- Therefore, there are 6 cards for each noun (72 cards total)
-12 Special Cards- Take one from another player (6) or give one to another player (6)
The first student will draw a card. He/she will look at the chart to see which attribute the colored dot corresponds to, and describe the object on the card. For example, if the student drew the raindrop card with a blue dot, he/she would describe what a raindrop does- falls from the sky/clouds.
If the student’s answer is correct, he/she keeps the card. If incorrect, the card is discarded.
The student with the most cards at the end is the winner.
*********Earth Day Idioms********
-12 idiom cards (idioms presented in the context of a sentence). Each card has a point value (1 or 2) in the top left corner.
-6 special cards (I point extra or lose 1 point)
The first student will draw the top card and read the idiom. He/she will use the context of the sentence to decipher the meaning of the idiom. He/she receives the number of points on the card.
The player with the most points in the end is the winner.
********Earth Day Compare and Contrast********
-6 cards, each with 2 items to compare and contrast
Show the students a card and tell them to write down similarities and differences for the objects on their chart. For each correct and specific similarity or difference, the student gets to roll the dice and move along the board.
********Earth Day Synonyms and Antonyms********
-12 cards with sentences for naming synonyms
-12 cards with sentences for naming antonyms
-12 special cards (take one from a friend/give one to a friend)
Player one will draw a card and read the sentence. If the sentence makes sense, he/she will provide a synonym for the pink word. If the sentence does not make sense, he/she will provide an antonym for the blue word so that the sentence makes sense.