Teach Like Jimmy Fallon

by Kristie Burk

I love the Jimmy Fallon show. The Lip Sync Battles are my favorites, of course. That is why I loved this idea posted on the ShakeUpLearning blog to “Bring the Fun of Jimmy Fallon into the Classroom with Word Sneak” by Kasey Bell. Even my fourth grader knows Jimmy Fallon and would love to play this game.

It’s a simple (but very fun) game that can be used with students to learn vocabulary words or other important terms. You may be able to show parts of the show clips to your students even, but just make sure that the clip is appropriate; it is late night TV after all. Here’s a little sample so you get the general idea of the game:



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