As the school year winds down, many are probably searching for ways to remind students what they have learned. I know that I was just a few weeks ago. In addition to wanting to show students how much progress they made, I wanted to have students think about all that they had learned, but it was important to keep such a review student-centered.
Of course, there are the old standards, Jeopardy and Password. These have been pretty successful in previous semesters. But, this May, I was searching for something different. I needed something else--the class had entered in January with virtually no English. After speaking to Maggie Courtright, my reading component leader, I had a solid plan for a review lesson.
Do you remember the game Outburst? Well, this happens to lend itself very well to the language class. It might actually work in several content areas.Read More