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  • Scattegories
    Write a few categories on the board, eg. clothing, food, country, etc. Put the students into teams. The teacher gives a letter to a team and the students have to think of a word (or several words) starting with the given letter for each category. For example, imagine a class is using the example categories above and the letter "s". Correct answers would include "shirt", "salad", and "Spain". If a team gives a word for each category in under a minute, they get a point. The team with the most points wins.

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