One of my teacher friends approached me a couple of weeks ago with a Jeopardy worksheet of mine I had apparently left around the photocopy machine. She wanted to know if she could use it in her classes, obviously yes. I figured I should post it here as well.
I have presented before about classroom review games and Jeopardy before, but this was a new worksheet I created to encourage kids to come up with their own (hopefully clever) categories and to begin thinking about their upcoming final exam.
It's not enough to just give kids this worksheet and expect them to come up with great categories, trust me. So in addition to handing out the worksheet I showed a few good Jeopardy clips (there are a ton on YouTube) and we worked together to brainstorm a few Jeopardy categories and sample questions together as a class.
One of my students Josh, traps Lobsters for a hobby, and hence became known as the Lobsterman, as you can imagine, I was pretty psyched when another student created a category called "Beware of the Logsterman" for his review. (I still, of course, received many, many mediocre categories, but this pre-work resulted in the overall submission quality going way up!)
Here is the final set of categories I used this year in Algebra2.
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