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Central America Jeopardy Review Game

Central America Jeopardy Review Game
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I created this game as a review game for my 7th grade social studies class on our unit over Central America. I split my class into teams and use buzzers I purchased at my local teacher supply store.

The categories and questions are:

GEOGRAPHY
-What are the most common natural disasters that commonly affect Central America?
-What are the geographic factors of Central America and the Caribbean that make the region well suited for tourism?
-What man-made water way was created to connect the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean?
-Central America is an Isthmus. What is an isthmus?
-How do tourists and tourism affect Central America and the Caribbean?

ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS
-How did the Maya civilization rise to power?
-What did the Maya Accomplish?
-Why did the Spanish set up the encomienda system and what were the results of that system?
-How was life in Central America and the Caribbean similar before and after independence?
-Put the following terms in order and explain your reasoning: dictatorships, colonization, slavery, encomienda, independence

CENTRAL AMERICA TODAY
-What are the main roots of Caribbean and Central American culture?
-What does DR-CAFTA stand for and what does it allow?
-What does land ownership have to do with poverty in Central America and the Caribbean today?
-Why might the leader of a Central American or Caribbean country find it hard to have a stable government?
-What are the benefits and drawbacks of large scale agriculture in Central American and Caribbean countries?

VOCABULARY
-What is a hurricane?
-What is biodiversity?
-What is deforestation?
-What is a colony?
-What is hacienda?
-What is a dictatorship?
-What is Carnival?
-What is microcredit?
-What is ecotourism?
-What is diaspora?

FINAL JEOPARDY
Name all the countries of Central America and the Caribbean
Total Pages
29 pages
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N/A
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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