Just like the Missing Vowels game, this Connections Word Wall game was inspired by @VictoriaCoren and @OnlyConnectQuiz. The activity also started as an attempt to promote literacy in Computing through a targeted DART (Directed Activity Related to Text) activity.
There are a variety of ways of tackling
the Connections Word Wall
with a class:
everything except slide 2, then let the class sort the wall individually using
multiple copies of slides 2 and 3. Cut up slide 2 so that all the words are
separated. The class can then sort the wall individually or in pairs.
slides 4-19 and tape them under random seats. Draw a 4x4 grid on the
whiteboard. Let the 16 students with the words work as a team to sort the wall
at the front of the class.
favourite gets everyone in the class involved. Start by drawing two 4x4 grids
in the room - use whiteboards, pinboards, flip charts, the floor etc. Print 2
copies of slides 4 -19 and share them amongst the class. Students can then work
as a team to sort the 2 word walls.
The Connections Word Wall is great as a starter or plenary. It is easily adapted to any subject. Take a look at the activity and let me know what you think.