The Metamorphosis: Vocabulary Bingo

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Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis is one of the most fascinating pieces of literature from the 20th century, and its rich vocabulary is one of the reasons it has endured for over a century. Help learners of all levels work through new words from the book with a bingo activity, featuring vocabulary from the Part 1.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Laminate the bingo boards for use multiple class periods and years
  • Use something clever from the book as bingo markers, such as rubber cockroaches or discs with different symbols printed on them
  • Have readers collect different words from the novel to add to the vocabulary activity
Classroom Considerations

  • Formatting in the vocabulary list is a little off
  • The lesson was created by a teacher candidate and includes an explanation and rationale

  • Comes with definitions for 24 words from Part 1 of the book
  • Encourages readers to build prior knowledge of new vocabulary words before they see them in the novel

  • Comes with only one version of the bingo card, and no blank template to create multiple versions 
Common Core