Subject: U.S. Geography
Skills: Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Oral Communication, Non-fiction reading
Grade Levels: 2-8 (Ages 7-14)
Time: 20-30 minutes
Objective: Students will use the basic GeoPlunge game cards to identify important features, look for similarities and differences, and generate ideas as they gain exposure to the GeoPlunge game.
Standards: Varies by state
Overview: GeoPlunge is a geography-based game that teaches United States Geography and history along with critical thinking skills, collaboration, communication, and creativity. It may be played in small groups, entire classrooms, or in teams at the tournament level. This lesson focuses on teaching students how to analyze the information found on the GeoPlunge state cards to identify important information.
Preparation: Access to one set of GeoPlunge cards. Only use the 50 GeoPlunge state cards, example right.
Introduce another GeoPlunge game or learning activity.