This game is great for expressive language skills, but you can also use it to target categories, associations, describing, articulation, word matching, phonological awareness skills, synonyms, antonyms, conversation skills, turn taking, …the list is pretty endless. I use this in small group therapy, but it is a great activity for a whole class to play as well. A blank board and extra calling cards are included so you can add your own vocabulary words.
Each student takes a turn picking out a word. They must answer the question “What does _____ have to do with Winter? How are they related?” The student’s answer must be in a complete sentence and must have the call word and “Winter” in the answer. (Ex: “What do Mittens have to do with Winter?” We wear mittens to keep our hands warm in the Winter.) When the student answers correctly, all students with that call word on their board can cover that word with a marker, chip, animal cracker, skittles, etc…. If the answer is incorrect, or not in sentence form, another student may have a turn to answer that question. The student who covers 5 in a row (vertically, horizontally, or diagonally) first wins. Of course you can play Blackout by covering all the words, or a shorter version by declaring that the first person to cover 5 words on the board is the winner. Fabulous graphics are by Laura Strickland at www.mycutegraphics.com Have fun!
This file contains:
3 pages of call words
A directions page
26 different Lingo Boards
1 blank Lingo Board
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