Granny’s Candies – Boardgame: The Delicious Game of Word Meanings
Combine the excitement of picking colorful “candy” tokens from Granny’s candy jars with hundreds of opportunities to expand vocabulary skills. First, you fill up the “candy jars” with “candy” (soft, foamy, and colorful tokens). Then, players choose question cards from one of eight semantic areas (or mix and match cards). Students answer the questions, roll the dice and pick “candy” from the jars. The player with the most “candy” at the end of the game wins. The game includes 672 word-meaning cards (84 for each of the following areas: What belongs in this group? Which one doesn’t belong? Give a describing word; How are they alike? What do these have in common? What is this used for? How are they different? Give an action word.
Granny’s Candies comes in a sturdy storage box and consists of: Colorful game board (18″ x 18″); 672 word-meaning cards (3″ x 1″); 144 “candy” tokens; 58 page lesson/activity book; Cardholder; Dice
Granny’s Candies – Set 2: Vocabulary and Figurative Language Cards
If you are already using Granny’s Candies Gameboard, they will love this add-on set with the original boardgame. Set 2 includes 672 semantic skills cards (3″ x 1″) (84 for each of the following skill areas: Name a word similar to this one (Synonyms); Name a word opposite of this one (Opposites); Give two meanings for this word (Homonyms); What do these words mean? (Homophones); What do these words mean? (Heteronyms); What does this phrase mean? (Idioms); What does this phrase mean? (Similes); What does this sentence mean? (Metaphors);
Set 2 also includes a reproducible Activity Book with lessons, activities and games. NB: Set 2 does not include gameboard, candy tokens or dice and cannot be used without the main Granny’s Candies Boardgame.
Granny’s Candies – Set 3: Verbs
Also used in conjunction with Granny’s Candies Boardgame, your students will master every verb form imaginable with this add-on set. Use this set with the original Granny’s Candies boardgame.
Set 3 includes 672 word-meaning cards (3″ x 1″) in the following areas: Regular Past Tense; Irregular Past Tense; Is-Are; Was-Were; Has-Have; Do-Does; Verb + ing; Main Verbs and Helping Verbs; Subject-Verb Agreement; Active-Passive Voice; Past, Present, and Future Tense; Contractions
Set 3 also includes a reproducible Activity Book with lessons, activities and games. NB: Set 3 does not include gameboard, candy tokens or dice and cannot be used without the main Granny’s Candies Boardgame.
Granny’s Candies – Set 4: Inferences
Each skill in Set 4 has a lesson page, 50 question cards (500 total questions) and follow-up activity sheets. The lesson page has a handy “check off” format allowing the teacher to easily track student progress for each skill. Use the Combo Lesson/Assessment page as a quick, informal pre-test or post-test to determine specific inference skill weaknesses and monitor progress and mastery of selected targets.
Use the Activities and Games for School & Home for fun, extra practice or carryover.
Granny’s Candies Set 4 includes 500 inference skill cards cards (3″ x 1″), Reproducible activity book (with Lessons, Activities, Games and Answer Key) and a Card divider box
NB: Set 4 does not include gameboard, candy tokens or dice and cannot be used without the main Granny’s Candies Boardgame.