Octopus Feed

A fast-paced multiplayer game challenges scholars to identify homophones. Once the timer starts, a player's octopus grabs the focus word's homophone pair with its tentacle. The faster and more accurate a participant is, the more points they receive. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Assign the game following a lesson on homophones
  • Add the game to the week's homework list for additional practice
  • List the game as a May Do activity for early finishers
Classroom Considerations
  • Pupils should be familiar with homophones
  • The game has sound; invite learners to wear headphones to decrease distraction
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
  • The results page awards winners with a first, second, or third place alongside their score
  • Graphics are bright and cheerful
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