Wordmasters Scattegories

I created a Scattergory sheet for analogies. The students get two minutes to complete the analogies. They get one point for any valid pair, and an extra point for each WordMasters™ word they use:

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Wordmasters Basketball

My students love to play basketball.  I give each group of 3-4 students a set of word cards.  They spread them out and I read a definition.  They have to find the correct card and be standing with it by the time the definition is done.  If they are up,...

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Post & Use the word List in other Classes

I post the list all over the school. Other teachers in school also then can use the words in their lessons, which in turn goes into ... giving students an extra credit point for each time they find a word in context. This is the BIGGEST one. I'm always so...

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Dress Like a Word Day

Each student is assigned a word and they have to "dress" like that word for the day.  Students take turns guessing the words and then each student presents his/her "outfit" and an explanation of how if relates to the word.  

Jennifer Haws

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Focus on Word Connections

Grid Game: Using a 5x5 grid with all words randomly placed, students seek to connect adjacent pairs or compose analogies, which must be voted as valid by other teams. in teams 

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Creating Original Analogies

Each group, of 4-5 students, makes colored cards (a different color for each challenge) for the WordMasters Challenge™ words and white cards for non-WordMasters Challenge™ words. They use these cards to create analogies manipulating the cards to make the best analogies.

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WordMasters Challenge

The WordMasters Challenge™ is a vocabulary-based competition that focuses on completing analogies. Over the course of the competition, students will develop verbal reasoning abilities, higher-order thinking skills, improve logic and reading comprehension and acquire a life-long love for learning! 


Analogies 101

Prepare your students for the WordMasters Challenge™ with Analogies 101! Each analogy set contains thirty analogies that introduce students to various forms of analogical reasoning. With an assortment of analogy formats and using basic vocabulary, Analogies 101 sets are suitable for all grade levels!


WMC Merchandise

Need additional certificates or medals? Looking to reward your WordMasters throughout the school year? The WordMasters Challenge™ merchandise is perfect for motivating your students as they are improving their vocabulary. 

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