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STAAR 8th SS Review - SWAT the STAAR Game - Washington to Mexican War

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This is a fun way to review for the 8th grade STAAR test! Students "swat" the answer (using cheap fly swatters) - for a team competition. This set of "Swat the STAAR" is over Washington's Administration to the Mexican War - plus the reform movements! Topics covered are listed below. I've included a blank star in case you want to add your own topics. You do NOT have to use all the stars - leave out the ones you don't need.

To play this game you will need 2 different colors of fly swatters. Simply print these stars out and laminate them (or use sheet protectors) and tape them on your wall. One member of each team will be "up" to answer a question that you ask orally. The first to swat the answer wins a point for their team.

Easy prep! Tons of fun competition.

Topics Covered:
Whiskey Rebellion
Federal Judiciary Act
Farewell Address
Alien and Sedition Acts
XYZ Affair
Louisiana Purchase
Lewis and Clark
Embargo Act of 1807
War of 1812
Francis Scott Key
Monroe Doctrine
Era of Good Feelings
Marbury v. Madison
McCulloch v. Maryland
Gibbons v. Ogden
Worcester v. Georgia
Indian Removal Act
Trail of Tears
Spoils System
Expanded Suffrage
Bank War
John Marshall
Annexation of Texas
54'40 or Fight
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Mexican Cession
Dorothea Dix
William Lloyd Garrison
Frederick Douglass
Sojourner Truth
Stanton & Mott & Anthony
Declaration of Sentiments
Horace Mann
Grimke Sisters
Hudson River School
Henry David Thoreau
Lowell Mill Girls
Interchangeable parts
cotton gin
Plus a blank star to make your own if needed.
A list of questions to ask - but feel free to ask your own!

All of my SWAT the STAAR games are available as a bundle below.

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45 minutes
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