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Caboose (Grades 4-9)


Subject: Any


Objective: To encourage vocabulary enrichment in a specific subject area while emphasizing spelling


Materials and Preparation: None


Student Grouping: Two or more Teams


The Play:

  1. The first student says a word in a particular category. i.e., The category is animals. The word is dog.

  2. The first student on the second team must give a noun beginning with the last letter of the previous word (dog). i.e. goose

  3. Points are given for each correct word

  4. Think up words that have last letters that are difficult to use.

  5. Words may not be used again.

  6. The team with the most points wins.


Comments or Variations: This game is great for science, foreign language and history vocabulary development.

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