This math project is perfect for the last few weeks of school. Students create an original, fun board game involving questions based on topics learned throughout the school year. The best part is that students can spend the last week of school playing each other’s games!
The file includes two resources:
1 - SMART Notebook file (also contains a PDF version)
2 - Student Guided Notes
The project outlines the task objective & requirements, with space to input your own due date an point values. From there, it breaks down the project into five parts with step-by-step prompts for students to follow..
Part 1: Brainstorm
Part 2: Question Development
Part 3: Game Instructions
Part 4: Game Build
Part 5: Game Play
The resource includes a comprehensive list of all 6th, 7th, and 8th grade math topics for students to choose from when writing their questions. There is also a slide with pictures of sample board games to use as a model. A 5-point rubric is provided, broken down into a simple checklist for easy grading. Finally, there is a peer-grading form for students to give feedback based on one another’s games!
* Can be easily adapted to fit any curriculum / subject area