This bundle of 10 Jeopardy Games offers 33% savings over purchasing the games separately. This bundle contains Games #1-10 available for purchase separately in my TpT store. To see sample questions from each game, please see the individual games in my TpT store.
Each game features 5 categories suitable for upper elementary age students. Some of the most popular categories (but not questions) are repeated in multiple games. The games are designed to be similar in difficulty so that they can be used as rounds in a “Tournament of Champions.”
Features of the Product:
• Scoreboard to keep track of score for 3 players or teams
• Number amounts for questions that have been selected are hidden to show that it is no longer available
• A variety of topics in different core curriculum areas and some “just for fun”.
• A “Final Jeopardy” question on each game from a variety of core curriculum areas is included.
• A countdown timer for timing Final Jeopardy
The categories for each game are listed below:
Game 1 – Continents, Square Roots, Greek Mythology, States and Capitals, Animal Names (Final Jeopardy Category - Science)
Game 2 – Continents, Computation, Harry Potter, States and Capitals, Grammar (Final Jeopardy Category - Mathematics)
Game 3 – Continents, Computation, Books and Authors, States and Capitals, Animals (Final Jeopardy Category - Grammar)
Game 4 – Spelling, Money, American History, Capitals of the World, Science Facts (Final Jeopardy Category – American History)
Game 5 – Animal Classes, Homonyms, Computation, Stupid Questions, Nursery Rhymes (Final Jeopardy Category - Science)
Game 6 – Spelling, Animal Names, Red, Yellow, or Blue, Space, Computation (Final Jeopardy Category - Mathematics)
Game 7 – How Many Legs, Continents, Animal Names, Computation, Nursery Rhymes (Final Jeopardy Category - Mathematics)
Game 8 – Geometry, Cats, Animal Names, Circulatory System, Acronyms (Final Jeopardy Category - Science)
Game 9 – Body Systems, Multiplication, Spelling, Book Characters, Art (Final Jeopardy Category – American History)
Game 10 – Fairy Tales, Multiplication, Spelling, Dr. Seuss, Disney Movies (Final Jeopardy Category - Science)
Suggested Materials for the game:
• Computer and a way to display the game (projector)
• Answer buzzers
• Small dry erase boards and markers (or paper and markers)
An explanation for each category follows:
• Continents – Name the continent where a country is located
• Square Roots – Identify the square root of a number
• Greek Mythology – Identify major characters in Greek Mythology
• States and Capitals – Name the state or the capital the matches the given place
• Animal Names – Identify the name a male, female, or baby animal of a species is called
• Computation – Mental math in addition, subtraction, multiplication or division
• Harry Potter – Trivia about the books series
• Grammar – Questions about usage and parts of speech
• Books and Authors – Name the author of given works
• Animals – Science facts about animals
• Spelling – Spell the answer when given a riddle
• Money – Compute amount when given coins
• American Revolution – Facts about the American Revolution
• Capitals of the World – Name the city or capital that matches the given place
• Science Facts – Scientific facts that would be studied in elementary curriculum
• Animal Classes – Identify the animal group when examples are given
• Homonyms – Identify the homonym when clues are given for multiple meanings
• Multiplication – Mental math and multiplication facts
• Stupid Question – The correct answer is obvious
• Nursery Rhymes – Cultural literacy with nursery rhymes
• Red, Yellow, or Blue – Identify if the color is a shade of red, yellow, or blue
• Space – Information concerning the solar system and stars
• How Many Legs? – Identify the number of legs a given animal has
• Geometry - Geometry facts that would be studied in elementary math curriculum
• Cats – Use clues to identify real and cartoon cats
• Circulatory system – Information that would be studied in elementary science curriculum relating to the circulatory system
• Acronyms – Name common acronyms when given the full name
• Body Systems – Name the system of the body when give the description of what it does
• Book Characters – Name the fictional character when clues to the identity are given
• Art – Give information relating to colors and the color wheel.
• Fairy Tales – Identify the fairy tale when clues are given
• Dr. Seuss – Facts about Dr. Seuss books and characters
• Disney Movies – Identify the Disney movie when clues are given
A scoreboard is placed on the top of the game board. It can be used for two or three players or teams. The default is “Player #1, Player #2, and Player #3”. You can change the scoreboard to show “Team #1, Team #2, and Team #3, by simply clicking the Player # boxes. When you close the program, it will revert to the default.
You may change the scores by clicking the number box. The score will increase by 100 for each time you click. Once a question has been selected, it hides the number to show that it has already been used.
To play the game:
1. Open the file and select Slide Show>Play from Start. If you are playing with teams instead of individuals, click the Player # boxes one time each. The game is ready to play.
2. When a category and question is selected, click the number that corresponds to the question. It will reveal the “Jeopardy Answer.”
3. When you are ready to reveal the “Jeopardy Question,” click enter or the space bar.
4. When you are ready for the next turn, click the yellow arrow.
5. When it is time for “Final Jeopardy”, click the box in the lower right corner. A second click reveals the category. Have students write how much they want to risk on the category on their board. They may only risk the amount that they have. This will be the only time that points will be deducted for incorrect answers, but the scoreboard will not support subtracting points.
6. Click to reveal the “Final Jeopardy Answer.” After time has passed, have all players put down their markers.
7. Have each player reveal his or her “Jeopardy Question.” Show the correct question. Add the amount that each player earns for being correct. Subtract the amount risked if the player is not correct.
8. The winner is the one with the highest score.
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