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Ms. Daniels

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Mystery Skype Word Edition - Unplugged Version

Two Teams will play head to head in this exciting game! Prepare for Play: 1. Choose a word from the list. 2. Write this word and give it to your teacher, or the game referee. 3. Play 'Rock, Paper, Scissors' to see who goes first. Playing the Game: -Take turns asking questions to try to determine the other teams word. -Use your pen to mark off any words it is NOT based on your clues. -When you think you know the word, you will use your turn to ask 'Is your Word_____' CAUTION: If you are right.. Congratulations, You Won. If you are wrong, the game keeps going and you lose a turn.

1st Grade, 3rd Grade, 2nd Grade, Reading, English Language Arts, Writing
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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The Mystery Word Game plays much like the traditional "HeadBands" or "Guess Who" game. This game is ideal for Early Childhood students that are just learning new words and can be adapted for older students by simply using an alternate word list. READY TO PLAY LIVE? Connect to another class here: https://education.microsoft.com/guesstheword Game Play: Each class, or team, is provided a list of words. Teams each choose a word from the list and write it down in a space that is out of view of the other teams. Teams will take turns asking questions about the words in an attempt to eliminate words that could NOT be the other team's word. Teams continue to take turns until one of the teams asks the final question... "Is your word _______." If they are correct, they are the winners of that round. If not, the game will continue. Suggested Strategies: -Brainstorm a few possible starter questions. -Have students make future questions based on responses.