|Find the Impostor
Using single vocabulary items or phrases/expressions projected on a transparency or
on a dittoed sheet, students, individually or in small groups, are asked to identify the "impostor." Then they can be asked to explain
why the word is an 'impostor' and assign a name to the remaining words. This help the students understand categories while reinforcing
hat coat banana gloves shoes
shirt book pencil pen ruler
to be hungry to be thirsty to be 16 years old to be happy
Variation 1: Students can be asked to add similar items or expressions to a list of words
Variation 1: Students can be asked to add appropriate synonyms or homonyms to the list.
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