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A List of Free Grammar Games #4

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Grammar and writing can be a tedious subject to teach. Fortunately, there are so many amazing free games available to make teaching them fun. Until now, you had to Google your heart out to find them. No more! Below is an organized list of FREE grammar games for teaching parts of speech, punctuation, sentences and writing. I’ve described each game so you can decide if it’s for you. Following each section is a Pinterest board including those games. Follow them and be sure to pin this post so you can reference it later.

Adverbs

Adverbial Action – Students play charades with adverbs

Adverb Jeopardy – Played like Jeopardy with students identifying the adverb in the sentence.

Adverbs of Time Snakes and Ladders – A Chutes-and-Ladders type board game for adverbs. Continue reading “A List of Free Grammar Games #4”

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A List of Free Grammar Games #3

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Grammar and writing can be a tedious subject to teach. Fortunately, there are so many amazing free games available to make teaching them fun. Until now, you had to Google your heart out to find them. No more! Below is an organized list of FREE grammar games for teaching parts of speech, punctuation, sentences and writing. I’ve described each game so you can decide if it’s for you. Following each section is a Pinterest board including those games. Follow them and be sure to pin this post so you can reference it later.

Verbs

Gator Grammar – Players must identify the past, present, or future tense verb to finish the sentence. Drawing a gator results in loss of cards.

Grammar Sandwiches – Can be played as a matching or Go Fish game for irregular verbs.

Phineas and Verb – Students have to use the correct verb tense in this card game based on the Disney show.

The Verb Game – Students compete to write as many unique verbs that can be associated with a place as possible.

Slap It! Irregular Past Tense Verb Game – Students compete to be the fastest to slap the past tense form of the verb and win the cards underneath.

Verb Balloon Pop – Students pop balloons that contain paper slips with verbs that must be taped onto the correct tense. This could be a race or just for fun.

Verb Race – Students have to write the correct past tense form on dry erase boards to advance on the game board.

Verb Relay Race – Each leg of the relay uses a different action verb.

Verb Freeze – Students act out verbs like charades.

Verb Vine – Players must make the changes to the verb directed by the game board.

Adjectives

Adjective File Folder Game – Students use picture adjectives to prompt them to give thorough descriptions.

Adjective Game Time Filler – Players answer questions about themselves. They sit down if the adjective doesn’t apply, leaving one winner.

Adjective Mystery Bags – Students use adjectives to describe objects in mystery bags.

Alphabetical Adjectives Connect the Dots – You could have students race to complete their pictures by connecting the adjectives in alphabetical order.

Apples to Apples Adjectives – Players draw picture cards and try to submit the best to match the adjective card drawn.

Monster Adjectives – Monster picture adjectives board game.

Roll the Dice Adjectives – Students have to use 10 vivid adjectives to describe the noun picture they roll.

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A List of Free Grammar Games #2

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Grammar and writing can be a tedious subject to teach. Fortunately, there are so many amazing free games available to make teaching them fun. Until now, you had to Google your heart out to find them. No more! Below is an organized list of FREE grammar games for teaching parts of speech, punctuation, sentences and writing. I’ve described each game so you can decide if it’s for you. Following each section is a Pinterest board including those games. Follow them and be sure to pin this post so you can reference it later.

Nouns

Basketball Pronoun Game – basketball-themed board game teaching he and she pronouns to young or special needs learners.

Make it Plural! – Students have to give the plural form of nouns in this board game.

Post It Note Noun Hunt – Players find Post It Note nouns and sort them into person, place, and thing categories.

I Have…Who Has? Plural Nouns Game – This game is played like Go Fish.

Irregular Plurals Card Game – This game is played like Go Fish. Students ask if the other players have the singular or plural form of the noun to make a match.

Grammar Game for Plurals and Possessive Nouns – Students compete with different coloured markers on a dry erase board to write the most plurals and possessives in categories.

Pick a Dot Pronouns – Students remove a dot to reveal a pronoun that they must then use in a sentence.

Plural Nouns Four Corners Game

Possessive Nouns Game – Uses illustrated cards.

Possessive Nouns Sorting Game – Students can time their sort to make it a game.

Pronoun Slap Down – identify and collect types of pronouns.

Pronoun Word Detective – Includes a matching a board game to teach pronoun identification.

Proper Noun Sit Down, Stand Up – PowerPoint slides of common or proper nouns are used to have students sit down for common nouns and stand up for proper.

Proper Noun Tic-Tac-Toe – Players must write a proper noun for the listed common noun as their X or O.

Pumpkin Common or Proper Noun Scavenger Hunt – players look for pumpkins hidden with common or proper nouns on them and record which they are when they find them.

Shining Plurals – Players must identify the plural form and can then keep the card. If they draw a string of lights, they have to return their cards to the pile.

What Gets a Capital Letter? – Students use this board game to determine which words should be capitalized and why.

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Food-Free Halloween Fun

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What is the Teal Pumpkin Project®?

Launched in 2014 by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), the Teal Pumpkin Project® promotes safety, inclusion and respect of individuals managing food allergies. This movement offers an alternative for kids with food allergies, as well as other children for whom candy is not an option, and keeps Halloween a fun, positive experience for all!

We are proud to support the Teal Pumpkin Project®. Through this international initiative, families are encouraged to place a teal-coloured pumpkin in front of their home to show they have non-food treats available for children with food allergies and other kids for whom candy is not an option. Its aim is to create a safer and happier Halloween for all!

How can you participate?

Here are some fun ways you can participate:

  • Paint your pumpkin teal and display it outside your class
  • Provide non-food treats for trick-or-treaters (stickers, glow sticks, playing cards etc.)
  • Download and display a free printable poster/sign in your door (See downloads below)
  • Tell your children’s families and colleagues and ask them to join the campaign
  • Host an allergy-friendly Halloween party and paint pumpkins with children

Continue reading “Food-Free Halloween Fun”

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A List of Free Grammar Games #1

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Grammar and writing can be a tedious subject to teach. Fortunately, there are so many amazing free games available to make teaching them fun. Until now, you had to Google your heart out to find them. No more! Below and in the following articles is an organized list of FREE grammar games for teaching parts of speech, punctuation, sentences and writing. I’ve described each game so you can decide if it’s for you. Following each section is a Pinterest board including those games. Follow them and be sure to pin this post so you can reference it later. Continue reading “A List of Free Grammar Games #1”