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End of year activity for year 9 and 10.

End of year activity for year 9 and 10.

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  • Board with Writing essays ? Board Games Christine Wells
  • The mission…
    • To create the most exciting road trip game ever!
    • To keep your fellow classmates enthralled and excited by your ingenuity!
  • Types of games Types of games Gathering Thinking Relating to others Managing self Participating
  • Board game language TASK
    • In pairs think of a game you enjoy and answer the following:
    • Identify what sort of language is used e.g. commands (imperatives), explanatory (in the rules), use of second person, level of vocabulary, etc.
    • What are the qualities needed to win the games e.g. skill, luck, strategy, etc. Which characters have these qualities?
    • Explain the aim of the game and what steps must be followed to win. What obstacles are faced? What challenges have to be met?
    Thinking Relating to others Using language, symbols and text Managing self Participating Gathering Processing
  • Activity
    • 1. Brainstorm 4-5 ideas for a board game.
    • Your game should be based on a text we have studied this year:
    • A Sound of Thunder
    • Little Miss Sunshine
    • The Outsiders
    Thinking Relating to others Using language, symbols and text Managing self Participating Gathering Processing
  • PoSSIBLE SCENARIO
    • 2. Write a scenario for your game.
    • Orewa has been hit by a tsunami and you and your mates have to leave.
    • You have to travel to a safer place to live.
    • There are many hazards to overcome such as ambush by other people wanting your car, running out of petrol and water and finding safe places to rest along the way.
    • There are also good things such as finding food which move you closer to your goal, and new discoveries which speed up your trip.
    Thinking Using language, symbols and text Managing self Gathering Processing Applying
  • Details to consider
    • What is the objective of the game?
    • How do players win the game?
    • How many players minimum and maximum can play the game?
    • What are the contents of the game?
    • Do you need dice?
    • Are there cards?
    • How many figures are there?
    • Does the game require betting chips or other marking devices?
    Thinking Relating to others Using language, symbols and text Managing self Participating Gathering Processing
  • Details to consider
    • How does the game begin?
    • Do players have to roll the dice? Do they start by how old they are or some other way?
    • What can players do on their turns?
    • Do they roll the dice to determine where they can move their pieces?
    • Do they draw cards?
    • At what point is their turn over and the next person goes?
    • Are there things opposing players can do on their opponents’ turn?
    • How to win the game? (similar to the objective but will tell in detail how to achieve it)
    Thinking Relating to others Using language, symbols and text Managing self Participating Gathering Processing
  • Board Game Planning
    • You should be in groups of NO MORE THAN 4.
    • By the end of the lesson you should have:
    • The name of your game
    • A brief description of the game
    • Target audience
    • A set of rules to play by
    • A graphic (picture) of what you intend the board to look like (you may choose to do a 3-D game).
    • Please hand this pack of information in at the end of the lesson (one pack per group). Provide the names of all your group members.
    Thinking Relating to others Using language, symbols and text Managing self Participating Gathering Processing Applying
  • Getting started
    • Create at least 25 questions or activities for the players in your game. For example, Dwayne finds out he is colour-blind go back 3 places.
    • You will need to design the whole game using card or pages glued to card and colourful illustrations to complete the board, a 3D game is also a possibility.
    • You must also produce a set of instructions and any equipment needed to play the game.
    • Make sure the questions and rules of play are of an appropriate level--not too difficult and not too easy .
    Thinking Relating to others Using language, symbols and text Managing self Participating Processing Applying
    • Good luck and have fun!!!
    Thanks to Linda Rubens for starting this off, and to TKI for the questions.