There are many grammar games that teachers can use in their classroom to reinforce learning and build vocabulary. Following are explanations of a few of these.
This game is good practice for adjectives. Divide the class into two teams and each team takes turns answering. Tell them they are to use an adjective to describe grandmother’s cat starting with the letter A and going through the alphabet. There needs to be a time limit for each response.
For example, Team 1 says, “Grandmother’s cat is awesome.” Team 2 says, “Grandmother’s cat is black” and so on. If a player can not think of an answer or takes too long, then the other team gets the same letter.
Another version has the class divided into small teams and they work together to make a complete list. You can choose to leave out certain letters if you feel that it would be too difficult or impossible to come up with an adjective for that letter. You can give a small prize or special privilege to the teams who complete the list.
First, you need to draw two stick figures on the board, each with at least ten parts: head, eyes, nose, mouth, body, arms, legs, and a few more if you wish. Divide the students into two teams. Read the word to the first player and he will say it, spell it, and say it again. It he is correct, he erases one part of the other team’s grammar guy. If the word is spelled wrong, nothing gets erased and you move on to the next team. Keep going until only one man is invisible.
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