Categories is a quick warm-up game that gets the students out of their seats and their blood flowing before the lesson begins.
- Most classes will sit in rows, which is perfect for making teams. Split the board into columns, one for each row of students.
- Write 1-10 in each column. The students must race one-by-one to the board and write a word for a given category given by the teacher (eg: animals, school subjects, food etc). The first team to complete 10 words is the winner.
- If they are good students you can forbid not only repeats of words in their own column, but in the other teams' too.
See more information about how to get started at the Central Wikia tutorial.