This is essentially a word wall and word game in one! Interactive and incredibly FUN. Two students play at a time. However, I'm guilty of playing against students too! Perfect to use in ELA, but I also allow students in my learning support math classes to play also.
I have students sign up who are interested in playing. I don't make anyone participate if they don't want to. I go down the list, picking two students at a time to play. Most of the time the students are in the same class period versing each other. HOWEVER, there have been times I have two students who are each from a different class period versing each other. This makes the game go on a few days longer, but also makes it to much more fun to watch! My students know we only play words if there is time left in the period. It's a great incentive!
Students keep their letter tiles in boxes next to the game board - where I can see. I keep all of the other letter tiles on my desk in a box. No peeking allowed!:)
Perfect to use as a bell ringer, center, or when there's a few minutes left in class, but can also make for an awesome reward system! I'm sure there's even more uses I haven't thought of yet.
Prep ONCE and use over and over again!
THREE different sizes are included.
- Big: 4 ft. x 4 ft. game board*
- Small: 34 in. x 34 in. game board*
- X-Small: 25.5 in. x 25.5 in. game board*
*Please note: These are approximate dimensions, as we all cut and piece things together differently.
I have the 4 ft. x 4ft. board on my classroom wall. The smaller size option would work for a bulletin board. The x-small size would also work well on a bulletin board, or on a trip-fold board if you don't want to hang it up!
2 options of letter tiles, depending on the size board you choose to use
1 easy to follow guide on how each board is put together
+letter options to use as a title
+optional labels for tile storage
+tri-fold board assembly instructions
All files included are secured PDFs, due to copyright laws.
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