Thursday, May 1, 2014

Learning Through Games: Pairs in Pears

Summary: A simplified version of Bananagrams, Pairs in Pears also has patterning on the letter tiles that creates even more ways to play this crossword tile game.

Number of Players: 2 to 4

Recommended Age: 6+

Skills Addressed:
  • Spelling
  • Pattern recognition
  • Strategy
  • Vocabulary

Link to Learning:
  • Ask students to use each of their words in a sentence (bonus if they can put both in the same sentence).
  • Have students sort the tiles by pattern, put them in alphabetical order, or separate vowels from consonants.
  • Let students check each other's work.
  • Ask students to spell their name.
  • Try spelling pairs with five or more letters each instead of three or four.

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