A Journal of Teaching English Language and Literature

ISSN Print : 2229-6557, Online: 2394-9244

Grammar Game

Nivedita Bedadur

Name of the Game: Stop That Story

Skill Focus: Story Telling

Subskill Focus: Responding to a story with wh questions

Objectives

To develop the skill of story telling

To practise questioning skills

Level: Grades VII to XI

Materials

A set of three random pictures cut out from different newspapers for each group.

OR

Three random words, e.g. lost necklace, crow, award for each group.

Infrastructure

A classroom where there is enough space for a group to tell a story while other groups respond by asking questions.

Time Needed: One and a half hours (This depends on the number of students in the class)

Procedure

Step 1: The students are divided into groups of three or four. A large number of students in one group will make the game less enjoyable and cumbersome.

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