Meaningful Moments: Name, Place, Plant, Animal, Food Game

Meaningful Moments: Name, Place, Plant, Animal, Food Game

Activity 6 of 15 in this unit

  • Cool+
  • Primary
  • Year 4
  • English
  • Speaking
  • Discussion
  • ...

Activity summary

Students will participate in a team word game. Working to a time limit, teams must come up with a number of words starting with a letter nominated by the teacher. Teams with words that no other teams come up with score more points.

Learning intentions:

Students will...

  • understand that word games can be fun, especially when working in teams.

Success criteria:

Students can...

  • practice working collaboratively
  • work under pressure.

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Skills

This lesson is designed to build students’ competencies in the following skills:

  • creativity
  • collaboration
  • communication
  • social skills

Curriculum Mapping

Year 4 English:

  • Listen for key points and information to carry out tasks and contribute to discussions, acknowledging another opinion, linking a response to the topic, and sharing and extending ideas and information (AC9E4LY02)

Year 5 English:

  • use appropriate interaction skills including paraphrasing and questioning to clarify meaning, make connections to own experience, and present and justify an opinion or idea (AC9E5LY02)

Year 6 English:

  • use interaction skills and awareness of formality when paraphrasing, questioning, clarifying and interrogating ideas, developing and supporting arguments, and sharing and evaluating information, experiences and opinions (AC9E6LY02)

Relevant parts of Year 4 English achievement standards: Students interact with others, and listen to and create spoken and/or multimodal texts including stories. 

Relevant parts of Year 5 English achievement standards: Students interact with others, and listen to and create spoken and/or multimodal texts including literary texts.

Relevant parts of Year 6 English achievement standards: Students interact with others, and listen to and create spoken and/or multimodal texts including literary texts.

NSW Syllabus outcomes: EN2-10C

General capabilities: Critical and Creative ThinkingLiteracyPersonal and Social Capability

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This is an original Cool+ lesson.

Level of teacher scaffolding: Medium - teachers will need to oversee the game and assist students with calculating scores.

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