World History

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Games

A EUROPEAN VACATION

Topic: 5 Themes of Geography

  • CONTENT AREA: Geography, Europe
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 3-9
  • STANDARDS: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.7 Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts 6.G.1.1 Explain how the physical features and human characteristics of a place i

BRAILLE PARTY

Topic: Louis Braille’s Birthday: January 4, 1809 (companion to "Happy Birthday, Mr. Braille!" physical game)

  • CONTENT AREA: Media Literacy; Braille (digital companion to physical game "Happy Birthday, Mr. Braille")
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 2-6

BREAKING DIGITAL LOVE: ROMEO AND JULIET

Topic: Romeo and Juliet

  • CONTENT AREA: Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: High School
  • STANDARDS: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6-12.10, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6-12.2, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6-12.1

BREAKING OUT WITH A POP

Topic: POP ART

  • Content Area: Art History, POP Art
  • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Middle School/High School

CAESAR'S CIPHERS!

Topic: English Language Arts (British Literature): Shakespeare: Julius Caesar

  • CONTENT AREA: English Language Arts (British Literature); Shakespeare, Julius Caesar
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 7-12
  • STANDARD(S): CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6-12.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6-12.2, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6-12.10

FLY FAST, FLY SAFE, CHER AMI

Topic: Social Studies, World History

  • AUTHOR: Jorge Branco
  • CONTENT AREA: Social Studies, World History
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 9-12

GUADALUPE: A PUZZLE BEYOND EXPLANATION

Topic: Virgen de Guadalupe

  • CONTENT AREA: Spanish, Virgen de Guadalupe
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 5-12

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MR. BRAILLE!

Topic: Louis Braille's Birthday: January 4, 1809

  • CONTENT AREA: Louis Braille’s Birthday; Braille
  • IDEAL GROUP SIZE: Small groups of 5-6 Students per group
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 3-8

HELP HANNAH FIND HER VOICE

Topic: INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

  • Content Area: Social Studies, Industrial Revolution
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Middle School/High School

HI! ARE YOU KING TUT?

Topic: Social Studies, World History

  • AUTHOR: Jorge Branco
  • CONTENT AREA: Social Studies, World History
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 6-8

INVENTOR PATENT PROBLEM

Topic: Engineering & Technology: Inventions, Innovation (National Inventors’ Day)

  • CONTENT AREA: Engineering & Technology: Inventions, Innovation (National Inventors’ Day)
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 5-8
  • RECOMMENDED GROUP SIZE: Small Groups

INVENTOR PATENT PROBLEM DIGITAL

Topic: Celebration of Inventions and Innovation

  • CONTENT AREA: History, Inventions & Innovation
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 5-8

MORE FOOD, MORE PEOPLE

Topic: Ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Kush

  • CONTENT AREA: Social Studies; World History, Ancient Civilizations
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5-8
  • STANDARD(S): CCSS 6.2

NEWSELA UNLOCK THE WRITTEN WORD

Topic: Get acquainted with Newsela by exploring some social studies topics

  • CONTENT AREA: Social Studies, Newsela
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 4-12

SAVING MAGNUS B. DIGGLE (Geography)

  • Content Area: Social Studies, Geography, Map Skills
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Middle School
  • Standards: State Standards SS:GE:1: The World in Spatial Terms Students will demonstrate the ability to use maps, mental maps, globes, and other graphic tools and technologies to acquire, process, report, and analyze geographic information.

SEÑOR LORO SE VA DE VIAJE

Topic: Spanish, Capitals/Countries

  • CONTENT AREA: Spanish Capitals/Countries
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 5-12

TIME WARP (Communication History)

  • Game Designers: Mark Hammons & James Sanders
  • Content Area: General Interest/Team Building, History
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Middle School, HIgh School, Adult

TO MAKE JUSTICE VISIBLE IN THE LAND

Topic: Ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Kush

  • CONTENT AREA: Social Studies; World History, Ancient Civilizations
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5-8
  • STANDARD(S): CCSS 6.2

Tricky Travel

Topic: DIGITAL

  • Game Designer: Breakout EDU Team
  • Content Area: Social Studies, Geography
  • Recommended Ages: Middle School/High School

UNLOCKING SAMURAI SECRETS

Topic: Japanese Feudalism

  • Content Area: World History, Japan
  • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Middle School
  • CA HISTORY: 7.5 (MEDIEVAL JAPAN)

UNLOCKING THE WONDERS (Gods)

  • Content Area: Social Studies, World History, ELA
  • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Middle School

WHERE DO I BELONG?

Topic: Ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Kush

  • CONTENT AREA: Social Studies; World History, Ancient Civilizations
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5-8
  • STANDARD(S): CCSS 6.2