High School Resource
Words Skills is a fun game that is easy to play and can be used to review word skills such as indicating the beginning sound of a word, the ending sound of a word, the middle sound of a word, rhymes, synonyms, and antonyms. It can be used as a stand-alone board game or as a supplement for reviewing the 7 core phonics units at Lanternfish ESL (or any other similar phonics program).
Why Word Skills? Word skills are a valuable tool for students as they set out on the road to becoming independent learners. Being able to talk about words is an essential skill language learners will need as they interact with their teachers to figure out spelling, pronunciation, and meaning of new words they encounter. The words skills include identifying beginning sounds, middle sounds, ending sounds, rhyme, synonyms, antonyms, and if you use one of the advanced versions, spelling and past tense of words.
Related NY State Academic Standards: ESL.E.PK-22.214.171.124, ESL.E.PK-126.96.36.199, ESL.E.PK-188.8.131.52, and more!
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