Duck, Duck, Spell (K-3)


Author: Jennifer


Subject: Language Arts


Objective: To improve spelling


Materials and Preparation: List of Spelling Words


Student Grouping: whole class


The Play: This game is played like "Duck, Duck, Goose." The students all sit in a big circle. The teacher picks a student and gives them a speling word. That student goes around the circle, tapping the other students heads while spelling out the word. When the student spells the entire word, this means "goose" and the tapped student must chase the other student around the circle and sit back in his spot. If tagged, the "goose" student must sit in the center for one turn.


Scoring: No scoring


Comments or Variations: This can also be "Phonemic Awareness Goose" if the students says sounds instead of letters.



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