Is To, As To is a card game for whole class, small group, or individual practice that encourages word associations, conceptual relationships, and vocabulary development. Analogies are typical items on aptitude and achievement tests. Practicing them is good preparation for future testing.
Standard analogy representation is utilized in this center. The first three items of the analogy are listed. The student must provide the missing item. For example, card #1 reads rich: money:: well: _____. This would be read in Standard English: rich is to money as well is to ______. Of course, the answer is health.
Print all of the pieces for Is To, As To on card stock or heavy weight paper. For durability, laminate all the pieces. Store all the pieces in a large envelope or zipper style plastic bag. The blank cards are for you and your students to create new items.