Chain Reaction



You can easily adapt this game to many areas of the curriculum. The teacher writes a category on the chalkboard — foods, for example. Each student writes the letters A to Z on a sheet of paper. The students have five minutes to create an alphabetical list of as many foods as they can think of. Then the game begins. The first student must tell the name of a food. The second person must give the name of a food that begins with the last letter of the food given by the first person. The third person must name a food that begins with the last letter of the second person’s food and so on. One at a time, as students get wrong answers, they are eliminated.

Other possible categories: cities; songs; things in nature (for older students, animal names or plant names); people’s first names (for older students, famous people’s last names or, more specifically, authors’ names).

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  1. Jackson says:

    Word antakshari!

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