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Re: Board game templates
« Reply #20 on: March 28, 2012, 12:42:53 PM »
Thanks for posting all of your amazing games. You put some time into these and I thank you for making my life simpler. My students will love them. I promise not to take credit for them but you will be referred to as my "friend." lol

You're welcome! LOL...and thank you, 'friend'.   ;D
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Re: Board game templates
« Reply #21 on: June 01, 2012, 08:12:49 AM »
here are some board games that I made I hope them help some people.

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Re: Board game templates
« Reply #22 on: June 01, 2012, 01:41:54 PM »
Beano,
Your games are awesome! Thank you!
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Re: Board game templates
« Reply #23 on: August 08, 2012, 09:10:10 AM »
it is incredible. thank you for great materials. :)

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Re: Board game templates
« Reply #24 on: October 29, 2012, 09:43:53 PM »
A board game concept I just came up with. Used pictures from google and made the template myself. Tested it at home but haven't tried it with a class yet. Worked well though!

Goal: To reach the haunted house in the middle.

Rules:
Players begin at "Start".

You roll a die and move in any direction.-- After every roll you can choose to go left or right.
The colored squares (black, blue, red, orange and purple) are "jumping" or "ghost" squares. --when you land on it you jump to the other square of the same color.
You want to land on the square that says, "roll 1 or 3". Once you land on it you can stay there until you roll a 1 or 3 to cross the bridge to the haunted house.

The "ghost" squares cause you to jump between the outer and inner track.

Variation:
After reaching the haunted house you can then go back to "start" and try to reach it again. Every time you reach it, you get one candy from the teacher or one point.

Students have to say what the picture is when they land on it.

Let me know if you have any suggestions!

Thanks and enjoy.

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Re: Board game templates
« Reply #25 on: January 25, 2013, 11:51:05 AM »
you guys are greatly awesome!

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Re: Board game templates
« Reply #26 on: March 26, 2013, 08:55:09 AM »
Definitely going to use this. Thanks! 

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Re: Board game templates
« Reply #27 on: March 29, 2013, 03:10:33 PM »
My girls went gaga when I brought Hello Kitty stickers to class, so I decided to whip up a quick Hello Kitty board game template. It features Kitty's grumpy cousin, Hell No Kitty!
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Re: Board game templates
« Reply #28 on: April 29, 2013, 11:45:25 AM »
I found this Jeopardy style game on here which made an excellent midterm review game for both 1st and 2nd grade middle school students. It also took up most of the class. I'm sure it's pretty easy to modify for multiple levels or class ideas. As a bonus round I had groups draw a card from the final set of Mr. Bean cards in the fact or fiction game. It was a lot of fun because the students earned points during the jeopardy section, but the bonus round had them switching, destroying, and adding points. So the winner ends up being chosen by chance and of course they got candy.

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Re: Board game templates
« Reply #29 on: August 26, 2013, 01:39:50 PM »
I wish I could use board games in my class. The kids never use the target language - any ideas on how to sort this?

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Re: Board game templates
« Reply #30 on: September 30, 2013, 05:46:40 AM »
Sorry for the late reply.

If you have a great relationship with your CT or no CT, then you can do a class format like this:

Run a warmup video with the key expressions in it and ask the students what they did they hear. Do it 2 or three times (with a very short video or once with a lengthier one) Then hand out vocab and key expression worksheets and go over each vocab and expression with them.
Asking for volunteers (this worked for me but I also gave stars for participation) or call on students to tell you and your CT the Korean meaning of the word or expression and to repeat the English word or expression.
After that, if you use a book go over the required material there (however you have it worked out at your school with your CT), then move onto the game, board games with key expressions shouldn't be used until 3rd period or beyond of the chapter so they have time to absorb. If you don't see your students very often this routine could be a challenge. I had a great school and was given a schedule that allowed me to see my students for ALL of their English classes, but I didn't teach 6th grade.

I hope this helps. Game board games (as I am sure you know) should be used as reinforcements, so if they just aren't getting the material, the game board games will do more damage than good because they'll get frustrated and give up.

If you don't have a reward system consider creating one, especially if your Korean ability is low or non-existent. I am actually against them now but it is a great motivator when you have a language barrier.


I wish I could use board games in my class. The kids never use the target language - any ideas on how to sort this?
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Re: Board game templates
« Reply #31 on: March 06, 2014, 03:25:03 PM »
Minecraft Board Game created in Powerpoint for practice of "I want to join..." and "I'm in the ___ grade."

Should be good for speaking practice, and hopefully the kids will get a kick out of it. Mine LOVE Minecraft.

Modify as desired. :)

(Also, nothing is grouped or locked in place or anything, mainly because I'm using Korean powerpoint and have lost all technical capabilities. So, beware when you do start moving things around--it's going to be a bit of a pain.)

**Also posted in the section for the Book 1, Grade 6, Cheonjae textbook. I just figured it would be useful here as well.

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Re: Board game templates
« Reply #32 on: April 08, 2014, 01:20:34 PM »
It features Kitty's grumpy cousin, Hell No Kitty!

Seriously . . . laughing so hard . . .  :laugh:
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Re: Board game templates
« Reply #33 on: June 16, 2014, 09:32:49 PM »
Here is my contribution: A Frozen-themed board game! It runs on a point system (which represents English expressions) and some paths are determined by rock paper scissors. Player wins by having the most points. Player doesn't get points if they don't read/say the expressions. I've played this with my 3-6th graders with success, they follow the arrows on the board but it's good to remind them which direction to go. Especially remind them that when they lose RPS on the roundabouts, they keep going in the circle until they win. (Some students use the strategy to keep going in a circle to gain more points)

Students roll the dice to move through the board and you can choose to have them end their turn on the RPS and they start their turn again after winning and losing or they just RPS mid-turn (i.e. One student is one space away from RPS space. Rolls a six. He/she moves one and ends turn. Next turn, Roll then RPS to determine which path Student moves.
OR One student  is one space away from RPS space. Rolls six. Moves one RPS then move remaining five turns after results from RPS) 

Marshmallow can represent all points going to zero or returning to start or miss a turn (again I left it up to you to see how you can make it more interesting)

The PDF is the board game itself, and the PPT is the board game sheet I pass out to the students to remind them about the rules and English expressions.

(updated: I included the PPT that I made the Frozen board game with, sorry for the late response)

Enjoy!
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Re: Board game templates
« Reply #34 on: June 17, 2014, 01:34:59 PM »
Totoro board game...
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Re: Board game templates
« Reply #35 on: July 03, 2014, 03:29:55 PM »
I used this to have students practice directions. No dice required.
A fair bit of prep if you have a larger class to cut out the cards, but students seemed to like it. They can use erasers as game pieces if you don't have your own.

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Re: Board game templates
« Reply #36 on: July 22, 2014, 10:09:39 AM »
Here's a Talking Battleship game I modified from misterfisticuffs' G6L5 post to have spaces for vocabulary words only. I plan on using it for my low level summer camp students and as a filler for classes as needed.

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Re: Board game templates
« Reply #37 on: September 22, 2014, 07:57:26 AM »
awesome post, i was actually wondering if there was any chance that you might be able to do a brief tutorial on how to create these games?

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Re: Board game templates
« Reply #38 on: September 22, 2014, 12:09:19 PM »
Obiiwon,

What kind of tutorial? In person? Online? Through email? Either way, sure! I'm not sure if others used the same approach but it appears the approaches are similar so I'd love to help!

Just pm me.

awesome post, i was actually wondering if there was any chance that you might be able to do a brief tutorial on how to create these games?
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Re: Board game templates
« Reply #39 on: September 22, 2014, 02:53:19 PM »
awesome post, i was actually wondering if there was any chance that you might be able to do a brief tutorial on how to create these games?

Generally, the trick to making gameboards is to use Powerpoint. Yes, its not what its designed for but practically every school or hagwon you encounter will have a copy (can't say the same for Publisher) and it exports to PDF for ease of transfer between PCs without font mismatches or the like.

Really, the only special step involved is setting the papersize to A4. Simply go to the Ribbon at the top and select 디자인, then 페이지 설정 which is the option on the far left. A4 is in the top left dropdown box. Choose landscape or portrait. Then just doodle up your game board using the stock standard array of Powerpoint tools.

The other alternative if you're artistic and less technically inclined is to grab a nice felt tip pen, some paper and a ruler and make a blank board by hand, pretty it up, scan it in, then drag and drop the image on an A4 Powerpoint document. Stretch it to fit the whole page and stick a floating table over the top of any blanks on the board so you can easily drag and drop images or type vocab in later. Save for re-use.
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