Meaningful Moments: Vocabulary Challenge Game

Meaningful Moments: Vocabulary Challenge Game

Activity 3 of 9 in this unit

  • Cool+
  • Secondary
  • Year 7 - 8
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Geography
  • ...

Activity summary

Students will participate in a vocabulary challenge relating to a topic they are focusing on in the classroom. Students need to think of a word and an action related to the topic and memorise as many other words and actions selected by other students.

Learning intentions:

Students will...

  • familiarise themselves with a range of vocabulary relating to a topic.

Success criteria:

Students can...

  • share and memorise vocabulary and actions relating to a topic.

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Skills

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

  • creativity
  • communication

Curriculum Mapping

Australian Curriculum (v9.0) content description: 

Year 7 Geography:

  • Create descriptions, explanations and responses, using geographical knowledge and methods, concepts, terms and reference sources (AC9HG7S06)

Year 8 Geography:

  • Create descriptions, explanations and responses, using geographical knowledge and methods, concepts, terms and reference sources (AC9HG8S06)

Relevant parts of Year 7 Geography achievement standards: Students use geographical knowledge, concepts, terms and relevant findings from sources to create descriptions, explanations and responses.

Relevant parts of Year 8 Geography achievement standards: Students use geographical knowledge, methods, concepts, terms and reference findings from sources to create descriptions, explanations and responses.

NSW Syllabus outcomes: GE1-3

General capabilities: Literacy

Resources Required

  • Space for students to stand in a circle.

Additional Info

This is an original Cool+ lesson.

Level of teacher scaffolding: Low - introduce, oversee and adjudicate the vocab challenge.

Related Professional Learning

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