Having Scrabble as an after-school activity also promotes both fun and learning. Getting together with others in one's age group often makes for a varied degree of Scrabble-playing experience, as some may have been familiar with the game for a long time while others are just beginning.
Through Scrabblesâ€˜ unique scoring design each player is encouraged to expand their vocabulary and spelling. At the beginning of game play players draw from a â€˜potâ€™ of facedown lettered tiles. These tiles are lettered â€˜Aâ€™ to â€˜Zâ€™. Each letter is assigned a point value: the more infrequently used letters have the highest points assigned such as â€˜Zâ€™ and â€˜Qâ€™