Word Chain - a pencil and paper word gameThe idea is to create a word chain in which the last two
letters of a word form the first two letters of the next.
...and so on.
Word chains help students with their spelling because they
encourage them to recognize possible letter combinations.
You score 2 points for each letter used
If you have to find a word from a dictionary
you only score 1 point for each letter.
You can challenge the previous player if you think he can't
follow his own word. If you make a successful challenge,
your opponent loses the score for that word and loses his turn.
A typical chain will make the scoring clearer:
If you want to see a video about this game click here: A video showing how to play Word Chains