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Greater & Lesser Antilles Games

Instructor: Caitlin Ferraiolo Brady

Caitlin is a sixth grade geography teacher in Connecticut. She holds a Master's Degree in Educational Techonology.

The islands of the Greater Antilles make up a large portion of the land found in the Caribbean Sea. These games can be used as teaching and review tools to help your students learn about the political geography of these islands.

Why Games?

Is your class zoning out during your discussion of the Greater Antilles? Do they know what the Greater Antilles are? The Great Antilles are the island nations of Cuba, Hispaniola (an island made up of the countries Haiti and the Dominican Republic), Jamaica and Puerto Rico, and games are a versatile tool to use in a geography class to really engage your students. They directly involve students with the content, activate a variety of learning styles, and encourage collaboration and cooperation between students. The novelty of game play and the element of competition can involve even your most reluctant learners! Let's check some out.

Greater Antilles Heads Up

Materials

  • Index cards
  • Map of The Greater Antilles
  • Timer

Preparation

  • Write the name of each country in the Greater Antilles on each index card.

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