To honor January, the first month, let students have vocabulary fun
in this bell-ringer activity.
In this printable, 3-page resource
, students use clues
to determine words or phrases that contain “first.”
The expensive way to travel
Answer: first class
A mild burn
Answer: first degree
An answer key
This classroom-tested activity has been used in middle school, high school, and college classes
. Created by Susan Thurman.
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