Using their powers of deduction (or in the case of my little sister, random, wild guesses), players have to identify the name of the killer, the place the crime was committed and the weapon used.
I always use Cluedo as the example for explaining what a noun is: A person (Miss Scarlett), a place (the library) a thing (lead piping).
A few years ago I happened to be at a CPD event at Ian Ramsey School in Stockton-on-Tees where one of the presenters, John Connor, introduced me to a Cluedo-based guessing game to get students speaking.
So here's how to play:
1) Either make or find a worksheet or create a powerpoint with the key information on it
Here's a favourite of yr8 boys:
I have found, with most groups, that the students forget that they are speaking in the target language and really enjoy this activity.