Use Your Noggin: Using Descriptive Words Halloween Edition Task Card Game

Grade Levels
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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Looking for a way to spice up your October reading and writing task cards? Wanting to help your students build a strong working vocabulary? This Halloween picture driven game will provide your students with the higher-level thinking practice they need to develop a strong vocabulary necessary for successful reading and writing. Students will produce descriptive words to describe the Halloween picture. Then they will practice writing these descriptions into fully descriptive paragraphs about all things Halloween.

*****Note: All photos are age appropriate. This task card game is not recommended for 1st grade like the other games in this series since this game should be completed in the fall and 1st graders may not be ready for this type of skill. *****

There are many other teaching options for this game such as visualizing, reading fluency, and use of a thesaurus. The beauty of it is it fits most any age and most any reading level grades 2-5 since students are either challenging themselves or placed with classmates of similar abilities to compete.

Game Options:
-Use as a center for individual practice
-Play in pairs to challenge readers
-Play as a group or a class to up the level of challenge

This game supports:
-Higher-level thinking skills
-Inferencing
-Vocabulary Development
-Creativity
-Writing Fluency
-Reading Fluency
-Visualizing
-Speaking Skills

Options Available:
-Print as 4x6 task cards
-Print as full size pages
-Laminate for repeated use
-Use digitally within Apps or Google learning tools for paperless version
-Play together using document camera/Smartboard/projector

This is part of a series in task card games. Check out these other reading/writing task cards:


Use Your Noggin: Figurative Language Task Cards

Use Your Noggin: Using Descriptive Words Task Cards

Use Your Noggin: Main Idea and Details Task Cards

Enjoy!
Jenny



Total Pages
48
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Teaching Duration
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Use Your Noggin: Using Descriptive Words Halloween Edition
Use Your Noggin: Using Descriptive Words Halloween Edition
Use Your Noggin: Using Descriptive Words Halloween Edition
Use Your Noggin: Using Descriptive Words Halloween Edition
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