Pass the marker is a fun activity that just requires a marker and a whiteboard. In this activity, students form two lines in front of the board. Starting from the back of the line the first students say a word and then the next student. The student last in the line must repeat all the words said by the students in their line and then write them on the board. The first student to write all the words on the board and spell them correctly wins that round. The teacher should monitor that all the words are correct for each group. You can choose words from a category that they have studied recently or seen in class. This activity is a great way to recycle vocabulary and practice spelling with words.


  • Education > Bilingual Education
  • Language Arts > Vocabulary

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ESL, English as a second language, vocabulary acquisition



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