A favourite at the Little Learners Love Literacy Hub – this reading game will generate lots of laughter in your classroom!
Students play this quiz with partners, but they can also be used in effectively in whole class instruction and 1-1 intervention settings.
Each quiz provides engaging decoding practice and fluency development, but also focusses on oral language skills, vocabulary knowledge and writing.
How to Play
Partner Play - Bingo
1. Prepare a bingo grid for each player – print one from the LLLL website or make your own by folding a sheet of A4 paper into quarters, then children draw a tick for ‘yes’ or a cross for ‘no’ in each box.
2. Place some cards in a pile in the middle (picture side up).
3. Partner A picks a card from the pile and reads it aloud to Partner B. 3. Partner B must answer ‘yes’ or ‘no’ and give a reason for their answer. Answers should be in full sentences. Then they place their card on a square of their bingo grid that corresponds with their answer.
4. Partner B picks a card and reads it aloud to Partner A. Partner A must answer, justify their answer, and place the card on their grid. As the spaces fill on the grid, children will need to become inventive in their reasoning.
5. When both players’ grids are complete, both children read all 8 questions aloud together.
6. Each player picks their favourite question. They read it again, write it and draw a picture to illustrate their question and answer.
Example: Is it bad to quit?
Yes – It is bad to quit. At school we are resilient learners – we have to try our best, not quit when something is too hard or scary. The characters in the picture don’t look scared or too tired, they should keep going.
No – It is not bad to quit because the children in the picture are in danger – there is lightning and a storm. They need to quit to be safe.
Please refer to the Little Learners Love Literacy Scope and Sequence for GPCs practised at Stages 1-4.
- Decode sentences accurately, with developing fluency.
- Demonstrate literal comprehension by providing an answer to the quiz question.
- Use background knowledge and experiences to provide reasons for answers.
- Read and use new Tier 2 words in oral and written contexts.
- Read and use words with multiple meanings (spoken and written contexts).
|Stage 1 Quiz Vocab.||Stage 2 Quiz Vocab.||Stage 3 Quiz Vocab.||Stage 4 Quiz Vocab.|
*Multiple meanings explored
- Express and articulate an answer to a question, providing reasons for the answer.
- Listen to and comprehend peer responses.
- Agree or disagree with peer responses, providing reasons/evidence.
- Respond to questions in full sentences.
- Spelling – encode and write simple questions and full sentence responses, following the oral activity.
- Handwriting – develop letter formation, show an increasing awareness of space on page and write on the line.