DISCOVERING SENTENCES

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Name of Game:

Dicovering Sentences

Target Students:

Middle School

High School

University

Adults

Duration:

15-30 minutes

Number of Students:

Groups of 2

English Skills:

Grammar

English Skills:

Spelling

English Skills:

Writing

Objective:

Use word lists to create sentences

Instructions

  1. Give each student a photocopy of a list of 150-300 mixed words
  2. Have students make sentences with the words

Variations

  • Who can make the shortest sentence?
  • Who can make the longest sentence?
  • Who can make the most sentences?

Notes

This is a great time to emphasize capitalization and punctuation, and teach sentence types and give examples such as:

  • Imperative: Do it!
  • Interrogative: Do What?
  • Declarative: Do this.
  • Exclamatory: Help me!

Textbooks are allowed, as are superlatives, past tenses, plurals and other suffixes, etc. that can be devised from the basic words on the list:

  • SAY: said, saying, says, etc.
  • BAD: badder, baddest, badly, badness, etc.

Some possible sources for your word list:

The 500 Most Commonly Used Words in the English Language

The 100 Most Commonly Used Verbs in the English Language

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