Presentation on theme: "Lingo Labyrinth: a vocabulary scavenger hunt Teri Nokes LIBM 6371 Summer I, 2011."— Presentation transcript:
Lingo Labyrinth: a vocabulary scavenger hunt Teri Nokes LIBM 6371 Summer I, 2011
What is Lingo Labyrinth? A library program for students entering 6 th or 7 th grades A vocabulary scavenger hunt using Thesaurus.com A way to use digital pictures to document
Lingo Labyrinth Worksheet Students used Thesaurus.com to take more difficult words and change them to words to make up business names in Greenbrier Example: Snarls Tendril Gallery = Tangles Hair Salon
Girls vs. Boys The girls quickly came up with a strategy. They thought it was easier to figure out the name of the business by looking up the second word in the clue first. The boys looked up the words in the order they were given in the clues. They were funny! They wanted to know why they were solving “Tangles Hair Salon” and the girls were getting all the restaurants.
Snarls Tendril Gallery = Tangles Hair Salon
Occurrence Intermediate = Event Center
Dispense Cassonade = Gimme Some Sugar
Appointment Bureau = Post Office
Mewling Mewlings = Moo Moo’s We ended the hunt at Moo Moo’s Yogurt Bar!
References (2011). Retrieved July 1, 2011, from Thesaurus.com: All clip art and sound clips were retrieved from Microsoft Office Permission was granted by parents to use pictures of children