Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Would your students enjoy working on editing skills via a board game? Are you interested in an activity that takes just minutes to prepare? Here’s a lively and collaborative activity that works with any of the Check your knowledge exercises found in all three levels of the Azar-Hagen Grammar series.
Materials: A game board and dice.
1. Choose any Check your knowledge exercise from the text you are working in. These exercises are usually toward the end of the chapter.
2. Students work in groups of three or four. You need a game board and one die for each group.
3. To prepare the board, randomly write the number for the sentences (not the sentence) in the blank squares. If there are 12 sentences, you will have 12 marked squares. Skip the example sentences. (You can mark one board and then make photocopies, or make each board different for every group.)
4. Each student needs his/her own token: a coin, a paper clip, etc. Read more »