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 BARRIERS

Topic: Designed in collaboration with the Stanford d.school as part of their ongoing research into collaboration.

  • CONTENT AREA: Team Building, Collaboration, History
  • GRADE LEVELS: 5-12, Adult
  • RECOMMENDED GROUP SIZE: 2 Groups, any size

Breaking Barriers: Team 1 (Katrina, 1952)

Topic: This is game 1 of a collaborative 2-team game; both games need to be played at the same time, either in person or via distance learning.

  • Content Area: History, Teambuilding, Collaboration
  • Grade Levels: 5-12, Adult

Breaking Barriers: Team 2 (Katrina 1989)

Topic: THIS IS GAME 2 OF A COLLABORATIVE 2-TEAM GAME; BOTH GAMES NEED TO BE PLAYED AT THE SAME TIME, EITHER IN PERSON OR VIA DISTANCE LEARNING.

  • Content Area: History, Teambuilding, Collaboration
  • Grade Levels: 5-12, Adult

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

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