Just like the popular adult game, "Scramble with Friends", this is a fun word game for your whole class! (Also just like Boggle!) You can do these fun history word activities as a whole class, in small groups, in partners, or they can simply be used as a self-start or fast finisher activity.
This download includes an instruction page, 9 game boards, plus one blank game board for you (or your students) to fill in.
Your students will LOVE playing this fun historical game while at the same time working on some History skills!
You can play as a whole class, in small groups, partners, or individual – as a team/stand-alone activity. Each player should have a copy of one playing card/sheet. There are several versions of this game which can be used separately or as a class set.
Students use the letters provided to create words they know from history – the textbook, internet, glossary, lectures – once turned in, check words with a dictionary,
Before awarding points simply know that each student will have a different number of points.
2 letter words = 1 point
3 letter words = 2 points
4 letter words = 3 points
5 letter words = 4 points
More than 6 letter words = 5 points each