Olympic Lingo

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Instead of bingo, why not play some Lingo? This vocabulary game is just like bingo, but it's all about words and focuses on building vocabulary. The resource provides a blank Lingo card, a filled-in sample, and a vocabulary list. All of the words are related to the Olympics.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have kids write vocabulary words in random order on the blank Lingo game card in order to create their own individualized cards
  • You could use this idea, and the blank game card, for any vocabulary list
  • Increase the difficulty by calling out definitions and requiring learners to find the matching term on their Lingo cards
  • Prepare your learners for a lesson or unit on the Olympics with a game of Olympic Lingo
Pros

  • Presents a fun method for reviewing any vocabulary list
Cons

  • While the resource does include a vocabulary list, there are no definitions provided; the game will be based solely on matching the words on their cards to the words called out