HINK PINKS et al. Wild West Problem Solving Task Cards Vocabulary GATE

Barbara Evans
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WILD WEST HINK PINKS, HINKY PINKIES, & HINKITY PINKITIES

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 wild west 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 Pinks are word clue riddles that lead to a 2 word answer. Each answer word must have one syllable and the 2 words must rhyme.
    • Hink Pink clue: trail for a stallion
    • Hink Pink answer: horse course
  • Hinky Pinkies are riddles wherein the clues lead you to a 2 word answer. Each answer word must have two syllables and the 2 words must rhyme.
    • Hinky Pinky clue: underfed small horse
    • Hinky Pinky answer: bony pony
  • Hinkity Pinkities are like the above riddles, except that each word in the answer phrase must have 3 syllables and must rhyme.
    • Hinkity Pinkity clue: cowboy’s Australian marsupials
    • Hinkity Pinkity answer: buckaroo’s kangaroos

CONTENTS

  • 40 clue cards
  • 1 answer key
  • labels for your center storage

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 Wild West Hink Pinks, et al., 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.

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Total Pages
17 pages
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Teaching Duration
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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.
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).

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