Looking for a fun way to top off your TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD unit? ThemeQuotes Trivia Games are just what you need!
What Is a ThemeQuote?
A ThemeQuote is a thought-provoking quotation that relates to a theme of a work of literature. ThemeQuotes are authored by great minds such as Mark Twain, Eleanor Roosevelt, Gandhi, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Amy Tan, and more!
ThemeQuotes Trivia Games link famous quotations to the themes of the literature you teach!
Designed specifically for classroom use, ThemeQuotes Trivia Games combine the word-recognition skills of Wheel of Fortune™ with the challenge of Trivial Pursuit™.
Students might be asked to:
* answer questions about the author
* answer multiple choice, true/false, and open-ended questions based on the book
* answer questions that are related to the content of the book
* locate grammatical errors in dialogue
* translate idioms or dialectical phrases
* define, spell, or pronounce challenging words
* complete examples of figurative language
* unscramble anagrams or word merges
* and so much more!
Students have fun while being exposed to great thinkers: Gandhi, Mark Twain, Pearl Buck, Thoreau, Emerson, Nietzche, Thomas Jefferson, Eleanor Roosevelt, Kipling, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Anne Frank, Amy Tan, and more!
FYI: Some of the questions go beyond the book, but that's the fun of the game: they require students to rely on their past experiences and their critical thinking skills. It's a fun way to learn something new! Check out the preview for sample trivia questions!
ThemeQuotes Trivia Games:
* promote values
* encourage teamwork
* develop students’ understanding of theme
* challenge students’ reading-for-detail skills
* provide a great review for objective tests
* are just plain fun!
The TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD edition includes:
* Rules of play
* 300 trivia questions
* 16 transparency-ready ThemeQuotes puzzles
* ThemeQuotes puzzles key
CHECK OUT THE PREVIEW FILE FOR SAMPLE QUESTIONS AND A THEMEQUOTE PUZZLE!
High school editions of ThemeQuotes trivia games:
* The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
* Animal Farm
* The Great Gatsby
* Julius Caesar
* Of Mice and Men
* To Kill a Mockingbird
More unique products over To Kill a Mockingbird. Many are perfect activities for after tests, between lessons, or at the end of the day! View them all in my store!
• Bookmarks Plus: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD edition: A Handy Reading Aid! Helps students keep track of characters and provides definitions for new words—and so much more!
• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD: Trivia Game—Fun for the Whole Class! My ThemeQuotes games are the only games that link famous, value-promoting quotations to the themes of the books you teach! Students work in teams to play this cross between Wheel of Fortune™ and Trivia Pursuit™ game! 300 questions!
• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD: 50-Word Prereading Crossword—Use with Bookmarks Plus! Use with the To Kill A Mockingbird edition of Bookmarks Plus and the To Kill a Mockingbird Synonym/Antonym Vocabulary Crossword to reinforce meanings of new words! Helps prepare students for reading the book!
• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD: Synonym/Antonym Vocabulary Crossword—Use with Bookmarks Plus! Use with the To Kill A Mockingbird edition of Bookmarks Plus and the 50-word Prereading Vocabulary Crossword to reinforce meanings of new words!
• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD: 10 Cryptocategory Word Puzzles—Unique! Students must decode 10 lists of categorized words from the book! 10 Categories: The Trial; Scout’s First Day; Miss Maudie; Ad Astra Per Aspera; Atticus; Scout; Jem; Dill; Maycomb; Missionary Society. Who doesn’t love a code?
• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD: 10 Word Searches Based on the Book! 10 categories: Jem Learns the Meaning of Courage; The World of Boo Radley; Ol’ One Shot; Scout Becomes a Lady; What Characters!; At the Jailhouse; Their Longest Journey; In the Radleys’ Back Yard; Scout’s First Day at School; The Trail of Tom Robinson
• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD: 10 Quotefall Word Puzzles—Unique! Each quotefall is a quotation from the story. Students form individual words of the quotation by transferring letters from above the double line of the puzzle grid to squares in the columns directly below. Quotefalls can be challenging, but students love working them—and they’re great spelling workouts!
• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD: 16 Theme-Related Quotations + Teaching Ideas Well-researched quotations by some of history’s greatest thinkers that relate to the theme of the book!
• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD: 2 Identifying Characters by Quotations Crosswords Students use their knowledge of the book as well as their spelling skills to solve these fun puzzles!
• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD: 4 Reading-for-Detail Crosswords—Unique! Great objective test reviews!
• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD: Figurative Language Crossword Students must use their knowledge of the story, their knowledge of language, and their imaginations to complete these clues. All are examples of similes, metaphors, hyperbole, etc., from the story! A great way to teach figurative language!
• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD: 10 Cryptogram Puzzles—Encoded Quotations! Students decode 10 thought-provoking quotations from the story! Each cryptogram puzzle has its own code. Who doesn’t love a code?
• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD: 10 Word Merge Puzzles—One “word” becomes two! Two-word phrases from the story are blended into one “word.” Students decipher the phrases. Harder than it sounds, but a good spelling workout!
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