Ed Tech Tips with E. Mosier
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Give Your Class the "5 Clue Challenge"
The 5 Clue Challenge in the Classroom
Recently, I decided to give this a try with my Computer Applications students, and they loved it! I did not physically send them on vacation, but rather created a Google Doc template where they determined 5 facts about a location and then disclosed the location below the facts. I then took those clues and turned some of their locations into a Google Slides presentation, and we played the "5 Clue Challenge" in class using the locations they had selected. Their locations were widespread and definitely well thought out after doing their research. The engagement was high and the competition was tense as they attempted to guess the location on the first or second clue. This was a very successful project that I look forward to assigning again in the future.
The 5 Clue Challenge in Different Subject Areas
The 5 Clue Challenge in Social Studies
The 5 Clue Challenge in Language Arts
The 5 Clue Challenge in Science
The 5 Clue Challenge in Other Subjects
Art: Use the 5 Clue Challenge to determine a piece of art, or an art technique that is being taught. Or, simply for portions of the color wheel or shades of color.
Music: One idea for music is that of a famous composer, or even a selected musical time period. Or, as is in the videos on the website, pick a band or a song and provide clues for students to guess.
Health / PE - Offering clues on the history of sports would be a great review and use of the 5 clue challenge. Or, develop facts about personal health and wellness. Or, students could develop a 5 clue challenge on being drug free. The possibilities for the integration of the 5 Clue Challenge are plentiful mo matter what grade level or subject you teach.