SugarLand (Inspire Review Game)

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by MARK WEST 1/6/10

SugarLand (Review Game)

One of the things you can do to ensure that students are grasping your content is to check for comprehension. Sometimes you need a brief or long review. This game is a long review with 30 questions, so this would be good as a chapter review.

This is an adventure through a sugary land to run to the finish line. Here's a look at the game board:

Note: the source for the confectionary images can be found here.

Navigation through the land is by die roll. Students earn the right to roll the die by answering your review questions. Use your dice roller to generate a number from 1-6 and compare the result to this chart:

Thus a roll of 1 allows the game tokens to advance to the next red tile, while a two moves forward two red tiles, etc.

Please note the the dashed black lines are "detours". Thus if you land on a tile that has black dashed attached to it, you advance (or go back) to the other tile linked by black dashes:

I wasn't happy with the original style gingerbread men tokens I used during training, so I redesigned them. The game tokens are gingerbread men wearing colored clothing (red, blue, green, yellow). This change should make the token more visible at a distance:

Old Style
New Style

Here's the link to download the game. If that link gives you problems, here is a link to a zip archive of the flipchart.


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