We here at PerfettoWritingRoom©
are happy to bring you and your students a fun and engaging game:
“Make Your Verbs Sweat!”
- a PowerPoint Verb Game with SIX Follow-up Application Activities
, suitable for students grades 8-11.
What You Receive!:
• A PowerPoint that begins with a brief notes section on the value of using stronger verbs, and TIPS on HOW TO DO IT!!
• Directions to the Game, followed by . . .
• “Make Your Verbs Sweat!” ten rounds of a fast-paced Pictionary-style team game where students must, through each round, compile a list of alternative, more precise verbs, for each tired and overused verb choice!
• SHHHH! No yelling during the timed rounds, because only original verb choices garner points!! The highest scoring team earns bragging rights!
• Follow up with our three TYPES of application exercises (six actual activities in all) of increasing difficulty!
1. Provide students the opportunity to practice precise writing in sentence form.
2. Use the activities in order to scaffold your students towards greater writing proficiency.
3. Use for differentiated instruction. Whether you want them to rewrite a sentence, invent their own, or even make their own original paragraph, we have an activity for you!
If this product piques your interest, please also consider:
Common Usage Mistakes and More! A Power Point Game!
The Shakespeare Feud, Idiom Game
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