Encourage fun and active engagement while building critical thinking and important academic skills during the winter season with these 175+ vocabulary cards and the game and activity materials provided with them. Important academic skills including attention to detail, on-task behavior, cooperative learning, vocabulary expansion, creative and descriptive writing, reading and following directions, fluency, grammar, spelling skills, knowledge of language structure, and learning fun are encouraged by this product. It includes instructions for 9 games/activities, activity materials, and 175+ word cards suitable for use in the activities.
The games/activities and skills addressed include:
Snowflake Sorting - listening, reading and syllable identification
Don't Be a Grinch! - reading fluency
Cold, Cold, Compound Competition - listening, reading fluency and word structure
"Santa had a Red-Nosed Rein . . . Oh, Dear!" - listening, following directions, spelling
Extreme Remake - The Holiday Edition - design, creativity, descriptive writing, composition skills
Our Class' Days of Christmas - creativity, written composition
Winter High Five! - listening, critical thinking, classification, elaboration
Winter Word Showdown! - cooperative learning, grammar/parts of speech, sentence composition
1, 2, 3, Icy A, B, C! - cooperative learning, alphabetizing. sequencing
The words on the flash cards are related to winter and Christmas. The cards include a variety of parts of speech. Some of the words are compound words and some can be combined to form compound words. Some are singular and some are plural. Some are synonyms and antonyms. The product provides instructions and materials for 9 activities that can be completed using these word cards, and the cards may be used for other activities as well. In addition, the games and activities from the Halloween and Autumn Fun products at SK Designs are suitable for these word cards.
This product includes:
Instructions and materials for 9 games/activities including printable pages and game pieces in full color and BW
175+ vocabulary word cards in full color and black and white, ready to print with fun borders
This product is appropriate for use by:
English, reading and language arts teachers
Reading and language specialists
Individuals working with students to promote academic learning and skills
My students love these games and activities, and I love them, too! They love them because they get them up and actively engaged while having fun. I love them because the activities encourage them to participate and pay attention while fostering their academic growth.
Other critical and foundational skill games from SK Designs include:
Mind Sprints II
Mind Sprints Sample
Mind Sprints I
Halloween Season Fun
Listen, Read, and Follow Directions
It is our sincere desire to provide products that help students soar and to provide teachers with instructional materials that address important academic skills, are easily implemented, and promote a love for learning. Thank you for downloading this product.