Language Launch


Prepare for liftoff! Bone up on grammar, parts of speech, punctuation, word forms, idioms, paragraph correction, reading comprehension, sentence construction, vocabulary, spelling, and more! Three questions (grammar, vocabulary/reading, and writing) on each of 100 cards capture player interest with facts from science, proverbs, dialogues, humor, etc. The spin determines the question. Add fuel and move toward the top of a rocket with each correct answer. The winner is first to fuel all three rockets. Four masters provide experience in editing sentences and paragraphs. Supports a multitude of state and national standards.

 

Intended Use: Wide-ranging practice in English language skills

Key Objectives: (State, National & Common Core Standards) 

 •Grammar

-Edit for subject-verb agreement -Choose correct verb tense

-Identify parts of speech
-Form contractions

-Correct double negatives 

• Vocabulary/Reading

-Apply the correct prefix or suffix to root words
-Use context clues to determine appropriate words, including homophones

-Interpret idioms and words with multiple meanings
-Identify the purpose of a text
-Draw conclusions about a text

• Writing
-Edit paragraphs by adding, deleting, or rearranging words and sentences
-Edit to improve writing conventions: punctuation, capitalization, spelling, sentence structure, and word form

Features:

• Way to bone up on grammar, word forms, idioms, paragraph correction, punctuation, reading comprehension, sentence construction, spelling, vocabulary, parts of speech and more

• Three questions on each of the 100 cards capture the interest of players with facts from science, proverbs, dialogues, humor, and short readings on a variety of subjects.

• Four masters extend the review of English, providing actual writing experience in editing sentences and paragraphs.
• An answer key is provided.
• Can be played as a board game, or the question cards can be used for exercises improvised by the teacher or for individual review • Supports a multitude of state and national standards in the English language arts

Game Structure:

When players correctly answer a grammar, vocabulary/reading, or writing question, they move up a rocket, fueling it for launch. The winner is the first to reach the top of all three rockets.

Contents:

4 Game Boards
Spinner
100 Cards (300 Questions) Instructions
Answer Keys
12 Pawns
Writing Masters

Dimensions: 9.25 x 12.5 x 1.5"

Material Code: 1320

 

Grades 5 and Up, ELL & ESL


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