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GROUNDHOG DAY FREEBIE Hink Pinks, et al. Word Puzzles

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Barbara Evans
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HINK PINKS, HINKY PINKIES, and HINKITY PINKITIES are riddles that help children learn to problem solve while exercising vocabulary skills (definitions, synonyms, parts of speech, rimes, ...). These Groundhog Day themed 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. They are also available as a digital resource on TPT Easel. 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: hibernation
        • Answer: deep sleep
  • Hinky Pinky clues also require a 2 word answer.
    • Each answer word must have two syllables.
    • The 2 words must rhyme.
      • Example:
        • Clue: duck back into his burrow
        • Answer: rehide inside
  • Hinkity Pinkity clues seek a 2 word answer.
    • Each answer word must have three syllables.
    • The 2 words must rhyme.
      • Example:
        • Clue: weather predicter's calamities
        • Answer: forecaster's disasters

CONTENTS

  • 20 clue cards
    • 8 Hink Pink clue cards
    • 8 Hinky Pinky clue cards
    • 4 Hinkity Pinkity clue cards
  • 1 answer key
  • digital version

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.
  • Utilize these Hink Pinks at your technology center or computer lab as digital learning via TPT Easel.

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

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Total Pages
6 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
Distinguish shades of meaning among related words that describe states of mind or degrees of certainty (e.g., knew, believed, suspected, heard, wondered).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

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