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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Word Hunt around School

I "hide" the words around our building and students find them and then report them to me using a definition, sentence or analogy.  Students who find all 25 words before the word meet earn a prize.

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Wordmasters Apples to Apples

A favorite is to play a version of Apples to Apples. The teacher holds up one card while teams of students search their stack of cards (complied throughout the year) for one that they defend as the best association to the teacher's word. The teacher awards a point to the...

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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! 

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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!

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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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