In Building Academic Vocabulary, Robert Marzano lists six steps to building academic vocabulary. Playing games is his sixth step. Word play is an essential step in developing facility in word recall.
In the Word Wallop game, students play in teams. Each team has a flyswatter. A definition related to equations or a property is projected; students swat the correct term. The powerpoint is set up to reveal the correct term on the next click.
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