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Tell the group they will take turns trying to get the others to guess a word, from the Blake covenant, which they will select from the basket. Explain that they may use word clues, but must avoid all forms of the word and all words that include the word. For example, if the word is "peace," they cannot use "peaceful" or "peacemaker" in their clues.
Ask a volunteer to go first and draw a slip of paper from the basket, read the word on it silently, fold the paper up, and try to help the others guess the word. After the group guesses the word, select another child to choose a slip of paper and try to have the group guess their word.
Continue until all the words have been guessed or you have only a few minutes left. Lead reflection with these questions:
To accommodate participants who may have difficulty reading, establish a pattern with the very first word that the individual about to give the clues should approach you and show you the word written on the slip of paper. Confirm the word by whispering it in the child's ear and take the slip of paper; then they may begin giving clues to the group.
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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.
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