Tips for Finding Common Ground

  • Think of words that rhyme with words, or parts of words provided.
  • Start small, 2 consecutive letters at a time, shifting through different pairs of letters across the word. Then try it with 3 consecutive letters, and so forth.
  • Look for whole words within the word provided.
  • Look for pairs of consonants and change the vowel before or after each pair.
  • Look for pairs of vowels and change the consonant before or after each pair.
  • Try adding a letter before the first two letters or after the last two letters.
  • Focus on the more common letter combinations and ignore rare or unusual ones.
  • Think of as many items as you can in the second category.