Multiple Intelligence based leap sessions were conducted for the learners of grade 3. The first 3 sessions were based on Linguistic /word smart Multiple intelligence. All the activities conducted in these sessions aimed at enhancing the vocabulary , thinking skills , communication skills and creativity.
Most of the activities were either group Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â or paired activities to enhance their Interpersonal/ Social Skills(People Smart).
1. Think fast ! “IT’S TIME YOU TALK FASTER THAN THE TIMER”
In this game, the learners Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â were handed over the think fast cards, with 10 words on each card. Objective of this game is to win the cards by guessing the right words from the cues given by the other player as fast as you can. Both the players , the one who is giving the ques and the one who is guessing the words, have to be very fast with thought process.
2. Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â What’s the word?
The objective of the Game is to help others guess the word, without using the forbidden word.
The learners are provided with the pack of cards, Each card consists of one word and 3 forbidden words, one group or individual is supposed to explain the word on the card without using the forbidden words to help the other player or players guess the word.
The learners found it challenging but they were excited to use their thinking skills and be creative Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â while giving the appropriate descriptions of the word so that, the partners could guess it.
“WHAT’S THE WORD?” :-PEACOCK
Forbidden words:- Pea Hen, National Bird, Blue.
Both these activities enhanced the creativity and thinking skills of the learners, moreover, it also helped them learn the skill of describing the objects.
1. Story making game:
Each group of 5 learners are suppose to pick up 5 random picture cards, the cards consist of Pictures which can be used as cues for characters, settings, situations, problems etc. The task is to write a creative story which has an element of imagination using these pictures.
the activity focuses on creative writing and social skills/ co-operation because the learners are suppose to work in groups. The groups which comes up with maximum creativity in the story and co-operates among themselves would win.
2. Freak out game:
Learners have a themed bingo card with words printed on it.Teacher calls out words one by one.Learners have to listen attentively and cut those words if present in their sheet. The learners are supposed to call out loud “BINGO” if they are done with any of the five lines, corners, or full bingo.
This game enhanced the listening and thinking skills of the learners.
1: Speller game:
Each pair is given pack of cards.The cards are shuffled and kept upside down.One child picks up a card and reads it out to the other .The other child has to write the spelling of the word on one side of the paper. If he/she gets the spelling right, he /she gets a chance to put a zero or a cross(whatever chosen) on the other side of the paper which has a tic tac toe format printed on it.Then another partner gets chance to spell the word.One who gets three words in a row and uses the correct strategy to fill the tic tac toe mat, is the winner.
2. Word Connection game
Students are given pack of cards with one word on each card. The learners have to try and find out connection between the two words or connect them in any way.
In these games, Learners were exposed to different words and they also used the words, while making connections they made different sentences and enhanced there grammar skills.