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Game 1
A student stands with his or her back to the screen and the teacher selects a word (Click the button above)

Members of the class give clues so that the person with their back to the screen can guess the word
 

Game 2
If a large screen isn't available the teacher could select a word and a student could come up the the computer to read it.

This student then gives clues to the rest of the class to guess the word. Whoever guesses it first is the next to be the clue giver.

Game 3
Students are divided into two teams (Yellow Team and Blue Team)

One member of each team stands with their backs to the screen and the teacher selects a word (Click the button above)

The two teams take turns giving their team member a clue to the mystery word. The first team member to guess the word wins a point for their team.

[The score can be kept in the yellow and blue rectangles at the top of this page]

Game 4
Play as the party game "Charades"

Game 5
A student stands with his or her back to the screen and the teacher selects a word (Click the button above)

The student asks the rest of the class questions which the can only answer "Yes" or "No". They attempt to guess the word with the minimum number of questions.

Eg "Is it a shape?"

"Have we seen this word recently?"

"Is the word associated with probability?"

"Does it have less than five letters?"

Top 20 Words Used In This Game:

millimetre
rectangle
width
sum
multiplication
double
maximum
greater than or equal to
equals
divide
decimal place
addition
quadrilateral
squared
denominator
angle
minus
square number
circle
protractor

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