Compare & contrast board game

Introduction:

This is a printable 2-4 player board game to review compare and contrast expressions.The board consists of 36 squares alternating between 12 outside squares and 24 pink squares.

Objective:

  1. The objective of the game is to be the first player to reach the end by moving across the pink board from square 1 to the final square.

Materials:

Printable board game, dice and some checkers.

Instructions:

  1. Each player should roll the die once. Whoever rolls the highest number gets to take the first turn. Play continues in a circle going left.
  2. First player rolls the die. The number indicates the number of spaces on the pink board. If the player lands on a square with an even number they have to compare two things using one of the expressions from the outside squares. To determine which expression the player has to use, the player rolls the die again. The number corresponds to the number on the outside board. For example, if the player rolls a 4 and then a 4 again, they move to square 4 on the pink board and square 4 on the left and compare two courses they’ve taken using the expression indicated: The two language courses I’ve taken recently have many things in common such as the price, the length etc. If they land on one of the squares with an odd number they have to contrast two things using one of the expressions indicated on the right hand side.
  3. If the player makes a mistake they go back one space.
  4. Other players can move up one space if they correct the other player’s mistake.
  5. You win by rolling the exact number needed to land on the last square.

compare-and-contrast-board-game

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