In this exciting Catan-inspired classroom activity, students are rewarded with resources over time for demonstrating positive behavior, successful academic growth, and good work ethic. Students thoughtfully save their resources, and trade with others in order to build roads, villages, and cities on their Resource Land. They learn the value of earning goods, saving them, trading them, expanding their land, and developing villages and cities. This activity is an excellent and fun reinforcement for related areas in geography, economics, cultural studies, visual-spatial thinking, and creative development. This engaging activity can be used for several weeks, months, or the whole school year!
This interactive activity encourages and rewards:
-positive group interaction
-understanding about trading and resources
-creative building design
-positive classroom behavior
-independence in academic work, academic consistency, and academic improvement
-motivation in academic work, academic consistency, and academic improvement