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Word Detective is an easy fun way to get kids excited about words.
Assign any word and ask students to make words from the letters in that particular word. Example: Halloween... Words created could include... all, neon and many more.
Points are awarded for each word created. Longer words score more points. Kids use math addition/multiplication equations to find point totals.
Kids also analyze why some words are easier to work with than others. Conversations include "not enough vowels," "unpopular letters," etc.
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