This activity is designed to encourage students to pull out words they know from the storage area of the brain.
Write up a long word on the board. For example:handsome
Show how using the letters in this word you can make new words:
- Challenge the students to make as many words as they can. Giving a time limit will add to the tension.
You can play this game many times choosing a new starter word each time.
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