States & Capitals/Presidents Bookmark..Have students make this and then research a topic..how many related?, assassinated?, re-elected?, no vp?, etc. Endless ways to cross the curriculum with history and ELA!
10 Games to Make Middle School Geography Fun & Interesting
Games to Make Middle School Geography Fun & Interesting - Education Possible We know students of all ages benefit by adding hands-on learning activities to their geography studies. During the middle school years kids also enjoy exploring fun facts and trivia — games are a fun and effective tool to aid in this type of learning. Games can help students remember important geography information such as locations, flags, capitals, famous landmarks, population, cultural etiquette, and more.
Great way to increase your students' curiosity by displaying an interesting true piece of trivia on the Did You Know Board. Also introduces a Random Fact of the Day app to make it easier to find information for the board.
Guess Who? Cards are a simple time-filler activity for those times that you need to fill about 5 minutes before recess or lunch, or the end of the day. This activity also strengthens sense of belonging and community in the classroom. See this blog post for a brief explanation of how you can get started in your classroom.