Are your students loving Cranium as much as mine? If so, why not buy the bundle and save? Here I have gathered my Craniums from Avancemos 1 Unit 1-1 through 4-2. Use them after finishing each chapter before their test for review or after for an award.
About my Cranium Style Games:
Loving the game Cranium, I modified a version for the Spanish Classroom to use as a review. Students really enjoy this game. There are 6 different categories in which students act out, construct (with clay), draw or review a variety of grammar topics. The pdf includes complete instructions for play.
I usually use this the day before the chapter test. It can take between 30-45 minutes depending on the group. Students work in small groups of 3 to 5. This also makes for a good sub plan day because all of the answers are on the gamecards. As long as the students have played the game before, and the basic instructions are listed on the board, they play quite independently and really enjoy themselves. They light up when they see the Cranium materials out for the day!
My Cranium chapter games have 6 categories:
1. acting (vocab)
2. constructing with clay(vocab)
3. drawing (vocab)
4/5 & 6 – Focus on the chapter grammar
(can easily but substituted):
-Dice (1 per group) (No dice? You can print out number cards for this product.)
-Clay or play dough (1 container per group) (No clay? Simply swap a category.)
-Markers/bingo chips for taking score (a paper tally is also fine)
-One dry erase board and marker per group (paper may be substituted)
-One set of game cutouts per group
-Timer (optional - I don't find one necessaryl)
Please see individual listings for more details:
Cranium Review - Avancemos I - Unit 1.1
Cranium Review - Avancemos I - Unit 1.2
Cranium Review - Avancemos I - Unit 2.1
Cranium Review - Avancemos I - Unit 2.2
Cranium Review - Avancemos I - Unit 3.1
Cranium Review - Avancemos I - Unit 3.2
Cranium Review - Avancemos I - Unit 4.1
Cranium Review - Avancemos I - Unit 4.2
What other teachers have said about these Cranium Reviews:
“What a great review!”
“My students’ new favorite game!”
“The students are asking to play again at every opportunity.”
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