Review Game Zone

Empowered Learner, Digital Citizen
review game zone

Overview‚Äč

Review Game Zone is a free online interactive game that helps prepare the students for tests and quizzes. Teacher generated study questions are inserted into the school game to help reinforce classroom learning and test preparation for students.

Note: This can be used with Kindergarten-12th grade.

Learning Objectives

Students will:

  • Be able to play fun interactive review games to prepare themselves for an upcoming quiz or test. 

Vocabulary

Vocabulary Words:

Vocabulary words will vary depending on what topic you are reviewing over.

Pre-planning

To prepare for this lesson:

  • Watch this introduction tutorial for a short overview of Review Game Zone.

  • Go to the website and on the left side, click to sign up and register for free.  They will send you an email. You will need to click on the link in your email to activate your free account.

  • Log into your account on the website. Click on the test tab on the left side.  Click on add new test. 

  • Follow the directions for entering the data for the test. Click save test when you are done. (You need a minimum of 10 questions and a maximum of 20).

  • You will see a unique ID number for your test. You can choose to have your students type in this ID when they go to the website. You can also copy your teacher link and post it in Google Classroom so the students can just click on that.

  • Watch this in-depth video tutorial of how to add test items to games.

  • Teachers can track students to see how they are doing. Click on the left side that says track students.  You can see how individual students are doing. This is great so you know who needs extra help. Here is a video tutorial of tracking progress - How to Track Students Tutorial.

Accommodations

See Accommodations Page and Charts on the 21things4students.net site in the Teacher Resources. 

Steps

Directions for this activity:

  1. Have students watch this short introduction video so they know what to do - Review Game Zone

  2. Have students go to Google Classroom (If you are using GC) and click on the website. Now, have them enter the ID number of the game. They can begin playing. Tell them that if they don’t like a certain game, they can exit out and go to a new game.  

Assessment Options

Different options for assessing the students:

  • Observations
  • Check for understanding
  • Students will get immediate feedback when playing the game. It will also show them the correct answer.  
  • The teacher can see individual student grades and also look at the individual questions to see which question the most students struggled with.

MITECS Competencies & ISTE Standards

MITECS: Michigan adopted the "ISTE Standards for Students" called MITECS (Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students) in 2018.

Empowered Learner
1a.  Students articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes.
1c. Students use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.

Digital Citizen
2.b. Students engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices.

Devices and Resources

CONTENT AREA RESOURCES

ELA

Students will play interactive games while answering specific skill topic questions.

Math

Students will play interactive games while answering specific skill topic questions.

Science

Students will play interactive games while answering specific skill topic questions.

Social Studies

Students will play interactive games while answering specific skill topic questions.

Credits
This task card was created by Dawn Phillips, Wyoming Public Schools, June 2020.