Two questions for you:
1. Do you want your students digging in their Bibles and thinking critically about what they read?
2. Have you ever played the game Two Truths and a Lie?
If you answered yes to number 1, you’re in good company. Building Bible fluency and getting your students to think about Bible passages they read is a main goal of Christian teachers and parents alike.
If you answered no to number 2, here’s how the game works: a person must tell three statements: two must be true and one must be a lie. It’s a common ice breaker game and a great way to get to know some people a little bit better. Because it’s such a popular game, I thought I’d create a fun version of the game, with a Bible twist. In this version, the students have to read a passage and then read three statements. Two of the statements are true and one is false (the lie). It’s a fun way to integrate Bible and critical thinking/close reading skills – sounds like a win-win to me!
- Task Cards
- Power Point presentation
- Task cards: Set up a Bible research center and have a group of your students go through the cards, either individually, in partners, or in small groups
- Morning work activity: This activity can be done once a week for the entire school year. Give each student the activity sheets and have them read the passage and circle the lie (incorrect statement)..
- I have also included a Power Point presentation for you to display for your class and have them answer in a notebook, if you’d prefer to do that.
- Early finishers: Give these pages to the students who finish another activity early
- Homework: Assign these pages as daily/weekly Bible homework
- A full answer key is provided for this Bible Two Truths and a Lie trivia activity.
- The cards cover Bible verses that span the entire Bible.