Vocabulary: Word Analysis - Analogy Basketball

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Give grammar instruction a boost with a basketball themed game all about analogies! Working in pairs, learners quiz each other's analogy knowledge testing how many they can complete and earn the most points first.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Brainstorm additional analogies, fill in the final page of the resource, and use them as part of the game
  • Place all game pieces in a large envelope to have ready for early finishers 
  • Invite learners to color the basketball hoop pages to add personalization to the game 
Classroom Considerations

  • Copies are required prior to playing the game 
  • Lamination is recommended but not required to complete the activity; however, additional copies will need to be made 
  • Pupils should be familiar with completing analogies

  • Teacher directions are written clearly and in detail
  • Game printables are designed neatly
  • The basketball theme raises engagement, especially for those enthusiastic about the game 

  • None
Common Core