Social Studies/American History SCOOT review game~ FUN!

Grade Levels
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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Hi! This is a version of the popular game"SCOOT!" that I made for a 5th, 6th, and 7th grade social studies class. We played at the end of the year, and it was a great culminating activity which touched on lots of different topics. (Landforms, U.S. symbols, cities and states, history, etc.) I think it would work well with any grade from 5 - 8...although it may be a bit "easy" for 8th graders. :)

The download includes a class set of 30 cards, a student answer sheet, and a teacher answer key. I ran the set of cards on brightly colored card stock and laminated them before play to keep them durable for years to come.

To play, cut out the 30 question cards and spread them out around the room in chronological order. Have each student stand in front of a different question, with his/her answer sheet. **Be sure that students record their answer on the corresponding numbered square of the answer sheet! After about 15 - 20 seconds, call out "Scoot!" and the students will more to the next numbered question. When everyone has returned back to their starting point, I read aloud the answers while students check their work, and award a piece of candy or stickers to the top 3 (or 4 or 5) students. The game gets kids up and moving (GREAT for restless bodies!) and since you're switching so frequently, students generally stay pretty quiet because they're focused on reading and answering in a short period of time!!

The entire game took about 20-25 minutes, and served as an excellent (and fun!) warm up for class. I played this the last week of school to keep my kids focused on social studies trivia, but also to allow them to move around since they're already so excited for summer that they can hardly sit still! :) Thanks for looking! :)
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Teaching Duration
30 Minutes

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Social Studies/American History SCOOT review game~ FUN!
Social Studies/American History SCOOT review game~ FUN!
Social Studies/American History SCOOT review game~ FUN!
Social Studies/American History SCOOT review game~ FUN!
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