Engage your students as they review misplaced modifiers with this fun game. In three rounds with progressing difficulty, students identify and correct misplaced adjectives, adverbs, phrases, and adjective clauses. Students compete to shoot baskets into your classroom trash can! All that you will need to play is the ability to project this Power Point presentation, a soft ball, some dark tape, and a trash can.
This activity is effective for guided practice after the concept of misplaced modifiers has already been introduced, and the game can be followed by independent practice. With this game, you will be amazed that your students will want to learn grammar!
This Power Point presentation includes the following:
-game rules for students
Research shows that students often learn best when they can move, and this activity motivates students further by tapping into their love of sports. Using heterogeneous groups to play a game with friendly competition is an excellent way to meet the needs of all of your students and reward them for their success.
Do you teach other grammar concepts? Here are other trashketball games that may interest you:
Parallel Structure Grammar Review Game
Or, you may be interested in these games to review classic literature:
To Kill a Mockingbird
A Midsummer Night's Dream
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