Christmas spirit vocabulary showdown

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With the Spirit of Christmas in the air, students are bound to think about the holidays, right?

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This fun game allows students to use their spelling, writing, and reading skills to compete in a friendly vocabulary game. There are various categories and different challenges that appeal to different thinking skills Everyone is sure to enjoy the team efforts that these five rounds combine. Let’s get the combination started to see which team emerges as the victor in the Christmas Spirit Showdown.

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Christmas spirit vocabulary showdown

  1. 1. Christmas Spirit Vocabulary Showdown Will you be the Christmas Spirit Vocabulary Showdown Champions? www.edgalaxy.com - Cool Stuff for Nerdy Teachers
  2. 2. Game Description • With the excitement of Christmas in the air, students are bound to think about the holidays, right? This fun game allows students to use their spelling, writing, and reading skills to compete in a friendly vocabulary game. There are various categories and different challenges that appeal to different thinking styles. Everyone is sure to enjoy the five rounds of fun to see which team can be crowed the Christmas Spirit Showdown Champions!
  3. 3. Teams • Divide the class into equal groups. (Try to keep groups at 3 to 4 students per group.) • Designate a team captain to be the official spokesperson. • Designate a writer to be the official team secretary. • Designate a materials manager to keep paper and pencils close by.
  4. 4. Round 1: • On your paper, you have three minutes to list as many Christmas carols as possible. • Teams will receive 1 point for each carol listed.
  5. 5. Round 2: • On your paper, you will need to unscramble as many words as possible in the five minute time limit. You will receive 1 point for each unscrambled word. 1. 3. 5. 7. 9. asrismcht rpeessnt snphgoip swrateh rdeeeinr 2. tislomtee 4. wsbo 6. aieprst 8. rstee 10. eelvs
  6. 6. Round 3: • On your paper, arrange the words of these Christmas song titles in the correct order. You will have three minutes to complete this. (Each song is worth 1 point.) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. reindeer the nosed rudolph red to clause santa coming is town snow let it twelve the of days christmas christmas holly a jolly
  7. 7. Round 4: • On your paper, you have five minutes to write down one synonym and antonym for the words provided in the chart. You will receive one point for each correct synonym and one point for each correct antonym. Word cold busy excitement gift shopping Synonym Antonym
  8. 8. Round 5 – the Final Round: • On your paper, you have five minutes to find as many words in the following word as possible. • Teams will receive 1 point for each correct word.

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