Posted by: Steve J. Moore | May 9, 2008

Openers: Password, by Elizabeth Simon

Forum: Openers
Date: Thu May 08 2008 08:36
Author: Simon, Elizabeth <>
Subject: Password – Vocab

Choose two students to be the contestants. Those two students go to the front of the room and face their classmates. Reveal a secret word – whether you put it on the board or hold up a sign – to everyone but the two students. The rest of the class gives one-word clues that might help the contestants guess the secret word. The two students trying to figure out the word take turns calling on their classmates for clue until one of the students correctly guesses the secret password. The student who guesses the word remains at the front of the classroom while the classmate who gave the final clue replaces the other.

Sample password: Ferocious
Possible clue words: fierce, wild, savage, cruel, brutal…

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