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ST PATRICK'S DAY HINK PINK, et al. PUZZLES Word Riddles Task Cards Vocabulary

Barbara Evans
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Barbara Evans
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ST. PATRICK'S DAY 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 St. Patrick's Day 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 Pink clues lead you to a 2 word answer.
    • Each answer word must have just one syllable.
    • The 2 words must rhyme.
  • Hinky Pinky clues also require a 2 word answer.
    • Each answer word must have two syllables.
    • The 2 words must rhyme.
  • Hinkity Pinkity clues seek a 2 word answer.
    • Each answer word must have three syllables.
    • The 2 words must rhyme.

EXAMPLES

  • Hink Pink
    • Clue: emerald color legume
    • Answer: green bean
  • Hinky Pinky
    • Clue: colorful arch with angelic crown
    • Answer: rainbow halo
  • Hinkity Pinkity
    • Clue: 26 mile race for the little people
    • Answer: leprechaun marathon

CONTENTS

  • 32 clue cards
    • 16 Hink Pink clue cards
    • 12 Hinky Pinky clue cards
    • 4 Hinkity Pinkity clue cards
  • 1 answer key

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.

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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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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