Word Race

-Divide students into 3 or 4 teams (depending on how big your whiteboard is) & line them up in front of the white board. -Write one word on the board for each team. -One person from each team will go to the board to write a word that starts with the last letter of your word. -The next person in their team then has to think of a word that starts with the last letter of the word their team member wrote. -Students continue taking turns writing words on the board until you stop the game. -You can stop when groups start running out of space to write or after a set amount of time. -Add up each team's points. 1-3 Letters = 1 point 4-5 Letters = 2 points 6+ Letters = 3 points (Words that have been repeated or are incorrect do not count.) -The team with the

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Sight Word Race

Split the class into two teams. Have them line up in their teams in front of the whiteboard. Teacher writes sight words on board. Write each word more than once. Hand the first student of each line a whiteboard eraser. Teacher calls out a word. First student to rub out the correct word gets a point for their team. The erasers get passed to the next students in line. Teacher continues calling out the words until all words are erased. Team with the most points wins.