English Games Review
Students will enjoy free interactive learning activities, games, facts, printable worksheets, quizzes, videos, and other fun resources that will keep students engaged while learning. The website is http://www.funenglishgames.com/.
Note: This can be used for kindergarten - eighth grade, depending on the topic.
- Understand basic grammar.
- Be able to review spelling, grammar, comprehension, etc.
Prefix: A prefix is part of a word or a word, within a word.
Suffix: A suffix is a letter or group of letters, that is added to the end of a root word.
Verb: A verb tells about an action or state.
Noun: A noun is a word or phrase that is the name of something (as a person, place, or thing.
Adjective: An adjective describes a noun.
To prepare for this lesson:
Go to the Fun English Games website.
Look around the website to become familiar with it.
Print off any worksheets that you would like the students to complete.
Save the website on Google Classroom or have the students bookmark it.
See Accommodations Page and Charts on the 21things4students.net site in the Teacher Resources.
Directions for this activity:
Do a quick review of some grammar in the classroom e.g., nouns, verbs, adjectives, prefixes, suffixes.
Students can either bookmark the website or you can assign it in Google Classroom.
Students will choose a game to play that they need some extra practice on. You can also tell students which ones you want them to focus on.
When students feel like they have understood the skill, you can give them one of the printed off quizzes or worksheets.
Different options for assessing the students:
- Check for understanding
- Observations - see how well they do on the games.
- There is a quiz and answers at the bottom of the page for students to check. http://www.funenglishgames.com/quizzes.html or you can print them for student use.
MITECS COMPETENCIES & ISTE STANDARDS
MITECS: Michigan adopted the "ISTE Standards for Students" called MITECS (Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students) in 2018.
1a. Students articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes.
1c. Students use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.
1c. Students contribute constructively to project teams, assuming various roles and responsibilities to work effectively toward a common goal.
Devices and Resources
Device: PC, Chromebook, Mac, iPad
Browser: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge, ALL
Apps. Extensions, Add-ons
English Games Website
CONTENT AREA RESOURCES
Students will understand what a verb, noun, adjective, prefix, and suffix is.
Students will learn how to apply comprehension skills in reading.
This task card was created by Dawn Phillips, Wyoming Public Schools, January 2020.