- Move all of the desks and tables to the sides of the classroom.
- Layout game tiles (numbers, letters, or blank pieces or card stock) to identify the game board direction. Place one per floor tile to allow enough student space.
- Add in some bonus or penalty tiles for greater competition.
- Group students into teams, but rotate out players for the game board each round.
- Use a regular set of dice or purchase a big, foam set at Dollar Tree for bigger fun.
- Start the game! Offer tiered rewards for each team as they finish.
- Encourage fun competition, and your students will learn without realizing it!
- Use a unit study guide, asking for term definitions, concept clues, or other responses.
- Print task cards for students to draw, requiring they complete the task before moving on to the next square.
- Set up questions on the board, each covered by a flip up card that matches each game board space.
- Allow teams to create the review questions ahead of time, and rotate the teams questions for all to use.
- Organize stations or centers at corner locations, where tasks or skills must be reviewed by the whole team before they can progress in the game.
- Set up a Jeopardy board, allowing students to pick their question value to equate to the progress they can make on the board (5 steps for $500).
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