Jeopardy fall reading 2012

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PowerPoint "Jeopardy" game created for Summer Reading 2012. We did a fall program in addition. This used the "Teens Own the Night" theme. However, I don't think the linking works here on Slideshare.

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Jeopardy fall reading 2012

  1. 1. Teens OwnFall Winter Holidays Potpourri the Night!10 10 10 10 1020 20 20 20 2030 30 30 30 3040 40 40 40 4050 50 50 50 50
  2. 2. Where do you go “back to” in the fall?
  3. 3. School!
  4. 4. What major sport is played mostly in the fall?
  5. 5. Football
  6. 6. What changes in the fall?“Spring forward, fall back!”
  7. 7. The Time
  8. 8. What happens to some trees in the fall? (Though not many in the Desert.)
  9. 9. The leaves change color
  10. 10. The Autumnal Equinox happens in the fall. What is special about that day and night?
  11. 11. They are almost exactly the same length
  12. 12. How many sides do snowflakes have?
  13. 13. Six
  14. 14. People with “chionophobia” are afraid of what?
  15. 15. Snow
  16. 16. What modern word comes from an oldGermanic word meaning, “time of water?”
  17. 17. Winter
  18. 18. What mythical characterbrings on winter, snow, cold, ice, etc.?
  19. 19. Jack Frost
  20. 20. The Winter Solsticehappens in December.What is special about that particular DAY?
  21. 21. It is the shortest day of the year
  22. 22. What is likely the mostpopular winter holiday celebrated in the United States?
  23. 23. Christmas
  24. 24. What is one of the mostpopular Jewish holidays celebrated in the United States?
  25. 25. Hanukkah
  26. 26. What holiday, celebrated in lateDecember is observed mostly by African-Americans?
  27. 27. Kwanzaa
  28. 28. What is the morecommon name for“All Hallow’s Eve?”
  29. 29. Halloween – it is the eve of All Hallow’s Day, Nov 1st,also called All Saints’ Day or All Hallows or Hallowmas.
  30. 30. Pagans from long agohad a tradition of bringing a tree bough, or wreath into their homes in winter. What has that tradition transformed into today?
  31. 31. Christmas trees!
  32. 32. What supernaturalcreatures are on the hunt only at night & fear sunlight?
  33. 33. Vampires!
  34. 34. We all know what a full moon looks like. What is it called whenyou can’t see the moon at all at night?
  35. 35. New Moon
  36. 36. What book created themodern, handsome vampire that we are familiar with today? (…it’s NOT Twilight!)
  37. 37. Dracula,by Bram Stoker
  38. 38. In the book, what character created the monster now commonly referred to as Frankenstein?
  39. 39. Dr. Victor Frankenstein
  40. 40. Who wrote the book,Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus (that’s the full title)
  41. 41. Mary Shelley
  42. 42. Who wrote the novels about Daniel-X ??
  43. 43. James Patterson
  44. 44. What is the first name of thePresident of the United States?
  45. 45. Barack
  46. 46. Lincoln is a movie in theaters now. What war did thisPresident oversee?
  47. 47. The United States Civil War
  48. 48. Before the word Animebecame popular, what was Anime called?
  49. 49. Japanimation
  50. 50. What is this constellation? It is only visible in the winter night sky.
  51. 51. Orion, the Hunter
  52. 52. Thank you for playing!

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