Instructions for Vocabulary Basketball:

Materials necessary:
  1. Trash Can
  2. Ball
  3. Vocabulary Book

  1. Set the trash can up under the blackboard (blackboard functions as backboard for the basket).
  2. Designate three lines for different amounts of points for shooting baskets(tape works really well).
  3. Explain to students that they will be splitting into teams and competing for Vocabulary Glory.
  4. Explain that you will be asking them questions about definitions, synonyms, antonyms, parts of speech, and usage in a sentence concerning their current unit of study in their vocabulary books.
  5. When a team gets a correct answer to one of your questions (first to raise their hands and have an answer ready) they will then shoot from whichever line they choose and get the corresponding number of points if they make a basket.
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