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Go: JHS GrammarWhat Am I?

SUBMITTED BY: Heng Kai Le

BORROWED FROM / INSPIRED BY: Twenty Questions

EDITED BY: C_M

GRAMMAR: Question, 'What' / Review

EXAMPLE: What color are you?

DATE ADDED: March 31, 2014

Small Classes (1-15 Students)ÒLarge Classes (16-39 Students)ÓHuge Classes (40+ Students)Ô

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30-45 min.

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OUTLINE: Similar to Twenty Questions, students ask questions trying to figure out a classmate's secret object.  

 

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • What Am I? questions worksheet
  • Demonstration objects (anything interesting)

 

DETAILED EXPLANATION:

  1. Read through the worksheet questions and practice with students to understand the meanings.
  2. Use your objects to demonstrate the game.  Have the JTE ask you questions from the sheet.  Ask the students if they know 'What am I?' in between a few questions.
  3. Let the students listen and attempt to answer the question, 'What am I?'
  4. Demonstrate until the students understand the goal of the game.  (about 2-3 times)
  5. Break the class into groups.  Each group will come up with one item (quietly, secretly) and answer the questions worksheet for an easy reference. 
  6. One by one, each group comes to the front to answer the other students' questions.  I usually award one point for questions asked and four points for correct, 'What am I?' guesses.  
  7. When every group has gone, count the scores and announce a winner.

 

VARIATIONS:

  • You can decide on how groups will ask questions.  Either in order, chosen by the JTE, chosen by the standing students, or however you like.  
  • Smaller classes can be done in pairs or individually instead of groups.

 

TEACHING SUGGESTIONS:

  • Points are necessary to get students excited about asking questions during the group round.

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