Number of Players: 2 (easily playable in teams)

Grade Levels: Middle School and Up

Length: 20 to 30 Minutes

Investment: Low
Return: High

NYS Standards:

ELA Standards:
Standard 1: Students will read, write, listen and speak for information and understanding.

AASL Standards:
1.1.2: Use prior/background knowledge as context for new learning
1.2.5 Demonstrate adaptability by changing inquiry focus… or strategies when necessary to achieve success
4.1.5 Connect ideas to own interests and previous knowledge and experience

I love to play with words. I enjoy doing crossword puzzles, but not the word search, and ever since I got my iPod Touch, I have played through a slew of word games. Word Warp has stood the test of time above all others I have tried. Looking to the table, I haven’t been overwhelmed with what I have found in the modern board game market. There are some great word games that are very enjoyable, but they don’t scratch that same itch. That all changed as I sat down and had a chance to try LetterFlip from Out of the Box Publishing. (more…)