Fingerprint (All Grades)
Objective: Reinforce skills and information - fast recall.
Materials and Preparation: Write at random on the chalkboard anwers to questions like those to be covered on the upcoming test.
Student Grouping: 2 teams, equally balanced
Have the two teams line up single file about 20 feet away from the chalkboard.
Announce the question. The first person in line for each team runs up to the board and touches the appropriate answer. A team player may only touch one answer.
The first person who touches the right answer earns a point for the team.
The winning team has the most points at the end of PAT.
Comments or Variations: Running to the board and spotting the answer may be a real equalizer for those students who are not fast with the answer. This game may be used from kindergarten to high school.