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Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Appendix: Mind Sports

Write 25 short answer questions that could be used in Mind Soccer or Mind Volleyball.

Pages 256-273
Full credit: 25 WBT Certification Points
Partial credit: 10 WBT Certification Points

64 comments:

  1. Reconstruction Mind Soccer Questions

    1. What was the time period/era that comes after the Civil War called? Reconstruction
    2. What amendment abolished slavery? 13th
    3. What amendment granted citizenship to all persons born in the United States? 14th
    4. What amendment allowed black men to vote? 15th
    5. What vocabulary term means "to vote?" suffrage
    6. During Reconstruction, what group could not hold public office? Southern military leaders
    7. During Reconstruction, what group could hold public office? African Americans
    8. What law, although difficult to enforce, granted African Americans equal rights? Civil Rights Act of 1866
    9. During Reconstruction, what group supervised the South? Northern soldiers
    10. What group was established to aid or help former enslaved African Americans in the South? Freedman's Bureau
    11. What was the group of Northerns who came to the South to take advantage of them called? Carpetbaggers
    12. During Reconstruction, what laws were adopted to limit the freedom of former slaves? Black Codes
    13. What year did Reconstruction come to an end? 1877
    14. How did Reconstruction come to an end? with a compromise over the presidential election of 1876
    15. What happened to the federal troops stationed in the South after Reconstruction ended? they were removed
    16. What were the post-Reconstruction laws called that took away newly gained African American rights and freedoms? Jim Crow Laws
    17. Which court case ruled "separate but equal?" Plessy vs. Ferguson
    18. What year was the Plessy vs. Ferguson ruling? 1896
    19. Who created a reconstruction plan that called for reconciliation? Abraham Lincoln
    20. Who was president of Washington College, also known as Washington and Lee University? Robert E. Lee
    21. Who thought preserving the Union was more important than punishing the South? Abraham Lincoln
    22. Who was a powerful voice for human rights and civil liberties for all? Fredrick Douglas
    23. Who fought for constitutional amendments that would guarantee voting rights? Fredrick Douglas
    24. Who urged the Southerners to reconcile with the Northerners when some wanted to continue to fight? Robert E. Lee
    25. Who was president of the United States during the Civil War and Reconstruction eras? Abraham Lincoln

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    1. Melinda!
      Whew! That's a great group of questions...sounds like an interesting lesson, and a fun Mind Soccer game! Here are 25 certification points!

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  2. 1.What is a book of maps called? (Atlas)
    2.What is the part of a story that leads up to and explains what will be found in the main part called? (Introduction)
    3.What is the repetition of a sound, (usually the initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables) called? (Alliteration)
    4.What is an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings from its separate words, but must be learned as a whole? (Idiom)
    5.What are words that sound like the action they describe called? (Onomatopoeia)
    6.What do you call the combination of the beginning, the middle, and the end of a story that creates the main idea of a story? (Plot development)
    7.What genre is a fictional story that usually explains something about the world and other superhuman beings? (Myth)
    8.What do you call a written history of a person's life? (Biography)
    9.What genre deals with characters and actions that seem real but come from the author's imagination? (Realistic Fiction)
    10.What do you call the exact words that someone else wrote or said? (Quotation)
    11.What genre is realistic fiction that takes place in the past and is often full of adventure? (Historical Fiction)
    12.When writing, what is it called when you are trying to talk someone into something, or convince them? (Persuade)
    13.What is the overall idea of what the author wants you to remember most from the selection (ex. importance of friendship) called? (Theme)
    14.The root word “therm” means ______. (Heat)
    15.The root word “photo” means ______. (Light)
    16.The root word “phono” means ______. (Sound)
    17.The root word “ped” means _______. (Foot)
    18.What is a letter or group of letters attached to the beginning of a root word to change its meaning called? (Prefix)
    19.What is a prefix that means “before”? (Pre)
    20.Give an example of a word with the prefix “pre”. (Preheat etc.)
    21.What is a prefix that means “after”? (Post) (Postgame etc.)
    22.What genre is a semi-true story passed down from person to person within a culture, usually tries to explain happenings in nature? (Legend)
    23.What is a public notice published to get people's attention or to get them to buy something or go somewhere called? (Advertisement)
    24.What type of passage uses rhyming words and has a rhythm when you read it? (Poetry)
    25.What do you call text that provides factual information? (Nonfiction) or (Informational)
    26.What genre are short fiction stories that are intended to teach a lesson? They often have a moral. (Fable)
    27.What genre of stories has characteristics or elements that are not realistic, like magical powers, superhuman characters, or plants or animals that act like people? (Fantasy)
    28.What is a written work that tells a story through action and speech and is meant to be acted on stage? (A drama)
    29.There are nine planets in the solar system. What genre best describes this type of story? (Nonfiction)
    30.The moral of the story is – you should be careful what you wish for, because you may get it. What genre best describes this type of story? (Fable)
    31.What is a careful study or an investigation for the purpose of discovery and explaining new knowledge called? (Research)
    32.What do you call the perspective from a story that is told by the narrator or characters? (Point of View)

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    1. Michelle,
      I love Mind Soccer! These are excellent questions! Here are 25 points for you!

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  3. 1. Which amendment abolished slavery?
    2. Which amendment granted citizenship?
    3. Which amendment allowed African Americans to vote?
    4. Which amendment gave women the right to vote?
    5. Which amendment prohibited the use of alcohol?
    6. Which amendment repealed Prohibition?
    7. What is one reason for Westward Expansion?
    8. What is one reason immigrants came to America?
    9. What is one reason the United States entered WWI?
    10. What is one reason the United States entered WWII?
    11. What is one cause of the Great Depression?
    12. Who is the dictator from Japan?
    13. Who is the dictator from Germany?
    14. Which country switched sides and became an Ally of the U.S. during WWII?
    15. What country is 90 miles off the coast of Florida?
    16. The Zimmerman Telegram was sent to which country?
    17. Who were the two leaders of the United States during WWII?
    18. Which President helped abolish slavery?
    19. Did the United States join the League of Nations?
    20. Hawks and Doves represent which war?
    21. Who gave the famous “I Have a Dream” speech?
    22. Rosa Parks started which famous boycott in Alabama?
    23. What is one invention/adaptation that enabled settlers to settle the Great Plains?
    24. When was WWI?
    25. When did WWII end?
    Debora Manuel

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  4. 1.What do we call a place where people live, work and play together?
    2.What do we call members of a community?
    3.What do we call the people who are chosen to work as leaders in the courts?
    4.What is the capital city of the United States?
    5.What Branch of Government decides whether the laws are fair and whether they have been carried out fairly?
    6.What title do we give to the leader of the state’s government?
    7.What do we call a written set of laws that describe how a government is to work?
    8.Congress is made up of the House of Representatives and what other part?
    9.What building are laws for the country made in?
    10.What is the highest court in the United States called?
    11.Supreme Court justices are chosen by whom?
    12.What part of the Constitution lists basic rights and freedoms?
    13.What list all the possible choices in an election?
    14.What do the stripes on the American Flag stand for?
    15.How many stars are there on the American Flag?
    16.Who is the governor of Illinois?
    17.Who is the president of the United States?
    18.Who is the mayor of Belvidere?
    19.What year was the Constitutional Convention held in?
    20.Freedom to practice your religion is guaranteed by which Amendment?
    21.What city was the Constitutional Convention held in?
    22.What is the minimum age for a senator?
    23.What is the minimum age for a president?
    24.When you buy something at the store, a tax is added that goes to the local government. What do we call this tax?
    25.What do we call the tax you pay each year when you own a piece of land or a home?

    Catherine Cassaro
    SS-Government Review Questions

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    1. Catherine,
      Great job! I may need to brush up on my government! Yikes! Here are 25 certification points!

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  5. This Mind Soccer Game was developed for my resource class of Dyslexia Therapy using the Alphabetic Phonics program for review after the first 5 letters have been introduced.

    (Using the Advanced Reading Deck)

    1. Show ( i ) card and ( o ) letter card. Is this an i or an o?
    2. Show (t ) card and (c ) letter card. Is this a t or a c?
    3. Show (n) card and (q) l etter card. Is this an n or a q?
    4. Show (p) card and a (x) letter card. Is this an x or a p ?
    5. Show a (d)letter card and a (y) letter card. Is this a y or d?
    6. Show picture of an igloo. What letter does igloo start with?
    7. Show picture of a table. What letter does table start with?
    8. Show picture of a nest. What letter does nest start with?
    9. Show picture of a pig. What letter does pig start with?
    10. Show picture of a dog. What letter does dog start with?
    11. Clap the syllables for igloo. How many syllables?
    12. Clap the syllables for nest. How many syllables?
    13. Clap the syllables for dog. How many syllables?
    14. Clap the syllables for table. How many syllables?
    15. Clap the syllables for pig. How many syllables?

    ( Using the Instant Reading Deck Cards)

    16. Show nest card. Student says: “Nest (n)”
    17. Show dog card. Student says: “Dog (d)”
    18. Show pig card. Student says: “Pig (p)”
    19. Show igloo card. Student says: “Igloo (i)”
    20. Show table card. Student says: “Table (t)”
    21. What letter does dog start with?
    22. What letter does igloo start with?
    23. What letter does pig start with?
    24. What letter does table start with?
    25. What letter does nest start with?







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    1. Kathy,
      Once again, you have found a great way to connect with your subject! Great job! Here are 25 certification points!

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  6. 1. What do we call numbers that are easy to compute with mentally? (compatible numbers)
    2. What is it called when we find an answer that is close to the exact amount? (estimate)
    3. What are opposite operations, or operations that undo each other, such as multiplication and division called? (inverse operations)
    4. What do we call the amount left over when a number cannot be divided equally? (remainder)
    5. What do we call the number, not including the remainder, that results from dividing? (quotient)
    6. What is a number that is made up of a whole number and a fraction? (mixed number)
    7. What is the form of a fraction in which the numerator and denominator have only 1 as their common factor? (simplest form)
    8. What are fractions that name the same amount or part called? (equivalent fractions)
    9. What is a familiar number used as a point of reference called? (benchmark)
    10. What is the number that is being divided in a division problem called? (dividend)
    11. What is a push or pull that acts on an object called? (force)
    12. What is the force that results when two materials rub against each other or when their contact prevents sliding? (friction)
    13. What do we call a force that acts at a distance? (non-contact force)
    14. What is the force of attraction between any two objects called? (gravity)
    15. What do we call the tendency of an object to resist any change in motion? (inertia)
    16. What do we call two forces of equal strength that combine to act on an object but in opposite directions? (balanced)
    17. What do we call two forces acting together in the same direction? (combined force)
    18. What is the total of all forces acting on a body called? (net force)
    19. What do we call the rate at which the speed or the direction of motion of an object changes over time? (acceleration)
    20. What is motion where the speed and direction do not change called? (uniform motion)
    21. What do we call the exact location of a place? (absolute location)
    22. What is an area of land controlled by a nation called? (territory)
    23. What is a deep valley with steep sides called? (canyon)
    24. What do we call a culture that has developed complex systems of government, education, and religion? (civilization)
    25. What do we call land that is connected by shared borders? (contiguous)

    Jamie Rickman

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    1. Jamie,
      You have a nice variety of questions with a lot of academic vocabulary! Great job! Here are 25 certification points!

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  7. Appendix: Mind Soccer Madeline Mahan

    1. What math operation is multiplication most like? (addition)
    2. In a word problem, “how many more” tells us to _______ (subtract)
    3. In a word problem, “each” tells us that we need to ________ (multiply)
    4. What is the bottom number of a fraction called? (denominator)
    5. What is the top number of a fraction called? (numerator)
    6. How many faces does a cube have? (6) How many edges? (12) How many vertices? (8)
    7. What is the figurative language device that compares two things and uses “like” or “as”? (simile)
    8. What is the figurative language device that compares two things and does NOT use “like” or “as”? (metaphor)
    9. Words that have the same sound but different meanings are called _________ (homophones)
    10. A word that has a similar meaning to another word is called a ___________ (synonym)
    11. Give an example of a synonym for hot. (warm, etc)
    12. A word that has an opposite meaning to another word is called an _____________ (antonym)
    13. Give an example of an antonym for nice (mean, unfriendly, etc.)
    14. What resource material would someone use to look up synonyms or antonyms? (thesaurus)
    15. What resource material would someone use to look up the definition or pronunciation of a word? (dictionary)
    16. What resource material would someone use to look up the location of a place? (atlas)
    17. The author’s purpose in a fiction story is usually to ______ (entertain)
    18. The author’s purpose in a nonfiction story is usually to _______ (inform)
    19. The answer to a multiplication problem is a ________ (product)
    20. The answer to an addition problem is a ___________ (sum)
    21. The answer to a subtraction problem is a ______________ (difference)
    22. A shape with closed sides and all straight lines is called a _________ (polygon)
    23. How many sides does a quadrilateral have? (4)
    24. What is the scientific term for an animal without a backbone? (invertebrate)
    25. What is the scientific term for an animal with a backbone? (vertebrate)

    Madeline Mahan

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    1. Madeline,
      Mind Soccer is a genius review technique! The kids love it! You have a great group of questions- here are 25 certification points!

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  8. This Mind Soccer game is meant for a First Grade Bible Studies class after the first two portions are learned. Learning the Bible can be fun!!

    1) Who created the world?
    2) In how many days was the world created?
    3) What was created on day number one?
    4) What was created on day number two?
    5) What was created on day number three?
    6) What was created on day number four?
    7) What was created on day number five?
    8) What was created on day number six?
    9) What was created on day number seven?
    10) Who built the Ark?
    11) How many years did it take Noah to build the Ark?
    12) How many kosher animals came into the Ark?
    13) How many non-kosher animals came into the Ark?
    14) How many floors did the Ark have?
    15) What was on the first floor?
    16) What was on the second floor?
    17) What was on the third floor?
    18) For how many days did it rain?
    19) What kind of bird did Noah first send out to see if the waters had receded?
    20) What kind of bird did Noah send out the second time around?
    21) How many times did Noah send out the Dove?
    22) What happened the first time Noah sent the Dove?
    23) What happened the second time Noah sent the Dove?
    24) What happened the third time Noah sent out the Dove?
    25) On what mountain did the Ark come to a stop?

    -Rivky Greenberger

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  9. Rivky,
    What a fantastic idea! Mind Soccer can be used in so many wonderful ways! Here are 25 certification points!

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  10. I know this is a lot, but these are my top 75 questions. We play Mind Baseball and the kids go CRAZY!! I also have a link to my blog where I have linked by Mind Baseball Notebook file!! Go Crazy and have fun!!
    http://mrskrystallong.blogspot.com/

    1. What is an example of a reading theme?
    2. What is the meaning of theme?
    3. What is a main Idea?
    4. What is a conjunction?
    5. What is an article?
    6. What is a factor?
    7. What is a product?
    8. What is a quotient?
    9. What is a dividend?
    10. What is a divisor?
    11. What is an equation?
    12. What does an equal sign mean in a math sentence?
    13. What is a sentence?
    14. What is a noun?
    15. What is a verb?
    16. What is an adjective?
    17. What is a pun?
    18. What is a character trait?
    19. What is a setting?
    20. What is a plot?
    21. What is an inference?
    22. What is a sum?
    23. What is a difference?
    24. What is a factor triangle?
    25. How many sides on a pentagon?
    26. How many sides on an octagon?
    27. How many sides on a hexagon?
    28. What is an angle?
    29. What are parallel lines?
    30. What are perpendicular lines?
    31. What are intersecting lines?
    32. How do you find the area of a figure?
    33. How do you find the perimeter of a figure?
    34. What is associative property?
    35. What is commutative property?
    36. What is the distributive property?
    37. What is the identity property?
    38. How many hours in a day?
    39. How many days in a year?
    40. How many days in a week?
    41. What do we call a group of words that can’t be taken word for word? They have a figurative meaning.
    42. What is it called when you compare things using like or as?
    43. What is it called when you compare things by saying one thing is another?
    44. Give an example of an idiom.
    45. What point of view is it when the narrator is inside the story?
    46. What is the author’s purpose when he writes fiction?
    47. What is the author’s purpose when he writes expository text?
    48. What is the sentence called that tells what a paragraph is about?
    49. What point of view is it when the narrator is outside the story?
    50. What are the two words at the top of a dictionary page called?
    51. What is the word we use that means the type of literature?
    52. What is an example of rhyme scheme in poetry?
    53. What does the prefix un- mean?
    54. What does the suffix –er mean?
    55. What do we call the little paragraphs in a poem?
    56. What do we call a poem that has no rhyme pattern?
    57. What do we call the rhythm in a poem?
    58. What kind of poem expresses feelings?
    59. What kind of poem tells a story?
    60. What two parts make up a setting?
    61. What do we call the directions that are written in italics before the dialogue in dramatic literature?
    62. What do we call the words the actors speak in dramatic literature?
    63. What do we call two complete messages (or sentences) that are put together with a command?
    64. Name a type of proper noun that needs to be capitalized.
    65. What do we do before we write the first word on the first line of a paragraph?
    66. What kind of sentence do we start our expository writing with?
    67. All the paragraphs in our writing must support what?
    68. What are the 5 parts of a sentence?
    69. What is a solid?
    70. What is a liquid?
    71. What is a gas?
    72. What are the three branches of government?
    73. What are mixtures?
    74. What are solutions?
    75. What do states collect in order to pay for things like roads and parks?

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      What is crazy is that I just read your blog this morning and saw these....freaky... ha!!! Great job! Here are 25 certification points and a 5 point bonus!

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  11. Michelle,
    That is SO FUN! I love that. I am trying to balance a lot on my 'life' plate, but one of my top priorities was to complete my WBT book study before I move to Virginia. I am almost there. After that my next priority will be weekly blog posts! YAY for blogging!

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  13. Appendix: Mind Sports

    The following are questions for Mind Sports appropriate for a third grade classroom.

    1. What is the name of the top number in a fraction?
    2. What is the name of the bottom number in a fraction?
    3. What is alliteration?
    4. What is hyperbole?
    5. What is a metaphor?
    6. What is a simile?
    7. What is an idiom?
    8. What is onomatopoeia?
    9. What does it mean to “compare?”
    10. What does it mean to “contrast?”
    11. “Author’s Purpose” is as easy as what?
    12. What is an author’s purpose that begins with the letter “P?”
    13. What is an author’s purpose that begins with the letter “I?”
    14. What is an author’s purpose that begins with the letter “E?”
    15. What is the name given to the bodies in space that revolve around the sun?
    16. What is the name of the body in space that is no longer recognized as a planet in our Solar System?
    17. What is the name of the planet we inhabit?
    18. What is the name of the body that revolves around our Earth?
    19. What is the name given to the shapes the moon seems to take in the night sky?
    20. How many continents are there?
    21. What is the southernmost continent?
    22. How many oceans are there on our planet?
    23. What is the name given to the northernmost point on Earth?
    24. What is the formula for area?
    25. What is perimeter?
    26. How do you find the perimeter of a rectangle?
    27. What is the product of 7 x 8?
    28. An Imperial ruler measures in what standard increment?
    29. What is a proper noun?
    30. Who was the first President of the United States?
    31. Who is the current President of the United States?
    32. What is a conjunction?
    33. What is a singular common noun?
    34. What goes at the top of your paper?
    35. What is Rule Number 1?
    36. What is Rule Number 2?
    37. What is Rule Number 3?
    38. What is Rule Number 4?
    39. What is Rule Number 5?
    40. What is an adverb?
    41. What is a preposition?
    42. What kind of sentence ends with an exclamation mark?
    43. What kind of sentence ends with a question mark?
    44. What kind of sentence ends with a period?
    45. What is the word given to “putting things in the order in which they happen?”
    46. Is 2/4 greater than, equal to, or less than 3/6?
    47. What is your favorite day of the week?
    48. The first word in a sentence begins with what?
    49. What do we do to the first word in a paragraph?
    50. What is the first thing you should do after you read a math word problem?
    51. What is personification?
    52. What is one of Benjamin Franklin’s inventions?
    53. How do you spell “sincerely?”
    54. What is the product of 7 x 7?
    55. What is the mathematical term for the answer to a multiplication problem?
    56. What is the mathematical term for the answer to an addition problem?
    57. What is the mathematical term for the answer to a subtraction problem?
    58. What is the mathematical term for the answer to a division problem?
    59. What is a divisor?
    60. What is a quotient?
    61. What is a polygon?
    62. What is a quadrilateral?
    63. What is a triangle?
    64. What is a hexagon?
    65. What is an octagon?
    66. What is a synonym?
    67. What is an antonym?
    68. What is a homophone?
    69. On the keyboard, what key do you press when you want to indent?
    70. How many quarters are in one dollar?
    71. How many dimes are in two dollars?
    72. How many pennies are in one dollar?
    73. How many days are there in three weeks?
    74. How many days are there in one year?
    75. What is the name of an angle greater than a right angle?

    Jacqueline Nessuno









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      What fun your class will have with these Mind Sports questions! Here are 25 certification points and a 5 point bonus for your extra effort!

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  14. 2nd grade Science questions:
    1. What helps everything on Earth grow? (sun)
    2. What can cause weathering? (wind, water and plants)
    3. What is the pull toward the center of the Earth called? (gravity)
    4. What is the carrying away of weathered rock from place to place called? (erosion)
    5. What causes rocks to split apart? (plant roots)
    6. How does recycling garbage work? (trash gets reused to make something new)
    7. What is another name for the tympanic membrane? (ear drum)
    8. How does sound travel through states of matter? (vibrating molecules)
    9. How does sound move? (in waves)
    10. What are fast or slow vibrations called? (pitch)
    11. What is the purpose of ear wax? (protect your ear)
    12. What body part vibrates to create your voice? (vocal cords)
    13. What is the tube to your stomach called? (esophagus)
    14. What body parts do your bones protect? (heart, lungs, brain, etc)
    15. Blood without oxygen is blue, blood with oxygen is _____. (red)
    16. What are the five senses? (sight, tough, smell, taste, sound)
    17. How do you keep your bones and muscles healthy? (exercising and eating healthy)
    18. Why does your body digest food? (for energy)
    19. What do bones that fit together make? (skeleton)
    20. What does saliva do for digestion? (breaks down food)
    21. T/F Your heart and lungs keep you alive by working together. (True)
    22. What do lungs do? (take in air and move oxygen throughout the body)
    23. What moves your bones? (muscles)
    24. T/F Your heart is a muscle that pumps blood through the body. (true)
    25. Which intestine is longer, small or large? (large)

    Amanda Blum

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  15. Mind Sports- These questions are created for a first grade inclusive class. They cover several of the subjects that are being taught in my classroom this year.

    1. What is an even number?
    2. Who do you always start with when adding or subtracting? (Mr. Ones)
    3. What number do you start with for a subtraction problem? (largest number)
    4. Can you take 5 from 3?
    5. What is a polygon?
    6. What is Habit # 1? (We are doing The 7 Habits of Happy Kids)
    7. Name one thing a plant needs to grow.
    8. What is a shadow?
    9. What is a solid?
    10. What is a liquid?
    11. Can something be a solid and a liquid at the same time?
    12. What is Habit # 2?
    13. Who is the mayor of Elizabeth, NJ?
    14. Who is the Governor of NJ?
    15. Who is the President of the United States?
    16. How old do you need to be in order to vote?
    17. What phone number should you call in case of an emergency?
    18. What is Habit 3?
    19. What is a sentence?
    20. What is an adjective?
    21. What is a Triple Whammy sentence?
    22. How do you start a concluder sentence?
    23. What is fiction?
    24. What is Habit # 4
    25. What’s the gesture for an adder?
    Liz Howard

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  16. Mind Soccer Music Questions

    1. What is the recorder fingering for B? 1 finger
    2. What is the recorder fingering for G? 3 fingers
    3. What is the recorder fingering for A? 2 fingers
    4. What does the dynamic term forte mean? Loud
    5. What does the dynamic term piano mean? Soft
    6. What does the tempo term allegro mean? Fast
    7. What does the tempo term andante mean? Slow
    8. How many lines on the musical staff? Five
    9. How many spaces on the musical staff? Four
    10. What is the word for both treble and bass clefs staffs combined? Grand Staff
    11. What term raises a pitch a half step? Sharp
    12. What term lowers a pitch a half step? Flat
    13. What instrument family does the trumpet belong to? Brass
    14. What instrument family does the xylophone belong to? Percussion
    15. What instrument family does the flute belong to? Woodwind
    16. What instrument family does the viola belong to? Strings
    17. How many instrument families are there? Four
    18. How many sections of melody are in a binary song? Two
    19. What is the form of a rondo piece? ABACA
    20. What type of motion is moving from place to place? Locomotor
    21. What type of motion is staying in one place? Nonlocomotor
    22. Who wrote moonlight sonata? Beethoven
    23. Who wrote the mother goose suite? Ravel
    24. Who wrote the ballet Rodeo? Copland
    25. What is the United States only contribution to the fine arts? Jazz Music

    -Jason Thomashefsky

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  17. Here are 25 short answer questions that could be used in Mind Soccer or Mind Volleyball for my Inclusive Kindergarten class. I start each Mind Volleyball game with the same first five questions to warm them up.

    1. What is rule number 1?
    2. What is rule number 2?
    3. What is rule number 3?
    4. What is rule number 4?
    5. What is rule number 5?
    6. What rule is "Keep your dear teacher happy?"
    7. What rule is "Follow directions quickly?"
    8. What rule is "I will raise my hand for permission to speak?
    9. What rule is "Make smart choices?"
    10. What rule is "Raise your hand for permission to leave your seat?"
    11. What do you say when we get a Smiley point?
    12. What do you say when we get a Frowny point?
    13. What is the gesture for "Mirror?"
    14. What gesture is "Hands and Eyes?"
    15. What is your partner's name?
    16.. What do you do when I say, "Switch?"
    17. What do you say when I say, "Switch?"
    18. What do you do if I say, "Hands, hands, hands and eyes?"
    19. Do you want a white card today?
    20. Do you want a purple card today?
    21. Do you want a green card today?
    22. Do you like Guff?
    23. What is an example of a Blah Sentence?
    24. What is an example of a Spicy Sentence?
    25. What is an example of an Extender Sentence?

    Respectfully submitted,

    Krissa White

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  18. These are Mind Soccer questions appropriate for a second grade classroom.

    1. What is a noun?
    2. What is a verb?
    3. What is a sentence?
    4. Show me the gesture for main idea.
    5. Give me an example of a setting.
    6. Give me a synonym for happy.
    7. Give me a synonym for said.
    8. Give me an antonym for cold.
    9. Give me an antonym for tall.
    10. Give me a word with a long "a".
    11. Give me a word in the "all" word family.
    12. How many syllables are in the word elephant.
    13. Give me an example of a fact.
    14. Give me an example of an opinion.
    15. If you had two quarters, how much money would you have?
    16. If you have a quarter and your friend has two dimes, how much money do you and your friend have altogether?
    17. How many sides does a hexagon have?
    18. How many sides does a pentagon have?
    19. What do you call the bottom number of a fraction?
    20. What do you call the top number of a fraction?
    21. Give me an example of a math problem that is a double.
    22. Name an odd number greater than ten.
    23. How many inches are in a foot?
    24. What is 7+5?
    25. What is 12-6?

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    2. 1. What is the perimeter of a shape? (The perimeter of a shape is the distance around the outside of a shape!)
      2. Who is the author? (The author is the person who wrote the book.)
      3. What part of the plant is like a straw? (The stem is like a straw because it brings water from the ground to the leaves.)
      4. What is a symbol? (A symbol is a picture that stands for a person, place, or thing.)
      5. How many sides does a quadrilateral have? (A quadrilateral has four sides.)
      6. What is the equation for an inference? (What I know, plus, what I read, equals, what I infer!)
      7. What are three types of matter? (Three types of matter are gas, liquid, and solid.)
      8. What does the Bald Eagle stand for? (The Bald Eagle stands for strength, peace, and freedom.)
      9. What is a parallelogram? (A parallelogram is a shape with opposite sides that are parallel and have the same length.)
      10. What is one purpose for the table of contents? (The table of contents tells us the chapter titles and page numbers.)
      11 What are three types of wetlands? (The three types of wetlands are bog, marsh, and swamp.)
      12. What is a community? (A community is a place where people live together.)
      13. What is 7+5? (7 plus 5 equals 12.)
      14. What is a caption? (A caption tells you what is captured in a picture.)
      15. How do you change a liquid into a solid? (You can change a liquid into a solid by freezing it.)
      16. What does persuade mean? (Persuade means to convince or change your mind about something.)
      17. What is a verb? (A verb is an action word!)
      18. What are three types of angles we learned about? (We learned about acute, right, and obtuse angles.)
      19. What is the difference between a non-fiction and a fiction text? (Non-fiction texts are about real things and fiction is usually made up.)
      20. What are the four types of QAR questions? (The four types of QAR questions are On My Own, Author and Me, Right There, and Think and Search.)
      21. What is the fact family for the numbers 5, 8, and 13? (The fact family for the numbers 5, 8, and 13 are 5+8=13, 8+5=13, 13-5=8, and 13-8=5.)
      22. What is the imaginary line around the center of the earth that divides it into two hemispheres? (The imaginary line is called the equator.)
      23. When you are reading, where can you find the definition of a bold word? (You can find the definition of a bold word in the glossary.)
      24. What is a symbol of the United States? (A symbol of the United States is the American flag.)
      25. How many days are in September? (There are thirty days in September.)

      Amber Hartzler

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  19. Mind Sport Phonemic Awareness questions
    1. What rhymes with cat?
    2. What rhymes with ring?
    3. What rhymes with frog?
    4. What is another word that rhymes with rip and ship?
    5. What is another word that rhymes with wig and jig?
    6. What is this word? /s/ /at/
    7. What is this word? /b/ /ook/
    8. What is this word? /st/ /op/
    9. What is this word? /d/ /og/
    10. What is this word? /c/ /ar/
    11. What is this word? /s/ /i/ /t/
    12. What is this word? /b/ /a/ /g/
    13. What is this word? /st/ /ar/ /t/
    14. What is this word? /sh/ /o/ /p/
    15. What is this word? /s/ /u/ /p/ /er/
    16. Say box without /b/
    17. Say bit without /b/
    18. Say fat without /f/
    19. Say link without /l/
    20. Say ham without /h/
    21. Say cart without /t/
    22. Say boot without /t/
    23. Say fork without /k/
    24. Say beat without /t/
    25. Say start without /t/

    Kim Kirkpatrick

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  20. August 4, 2014
    1. Name one brain toy.
    2. Which brain toy is best when listing examples?
    3. What is rule 1?
    4. If someone walks to get a drink during Daily Five, what rule are they breaking?
    5. Saying something unkind to someone breaks rule___ .(4,5)
    6. Singing during instruction breaks rule ___.
    7. Doing your homework is an example of rule ___.
    8. Being kind to everyone is an example of rule ___.
    9. What rule do you follow when you walk quickly to morning meeting without stopping for a drink?
    10. List two brain toys.
    11. What brain toy should you use when you don’t have a partner? (sock puppet)
    Say sentence or fragment to answer for each of these expressions:
    12. Yesterday, it was cold outside.
    13. Plants have roots, stems, leaves and….
    14. If there is no water and light…
    15. Living things…
    16. At the bottom of the plant…
    17. A seed is a living thing.
    18. Another plant can grow if a parent plant produces seeds.
    19. Sometimes, an insect can pollinate a plant.
    Open response:
    20. 3+5=
    21. A four sided figure is called a _______.
    22. What has four equal length sides, but no right angles?
    23. Two sides that never intersect are called ________.
    24. When you think about what will happen next in a story, you are making a ___________.
    25. There is a letter “r” in the word “writing.”
    Signed Jim Hobley, Wholebrainer

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  21. Fifth Grade Science - Chapters 1-2

    1. What do you call the process where plants make food? (photosynthesis)
    2. What three things does a plant need for photosynthesis? (water, sunlight, carbon dioxide)
    3. What do people get from plants? (food and oxygen)
    4. What do plants need from animals? (carbon dioxide)
    5. What are all living things made of? (cells)
    6. What is the name of the plant group that has tubes? (vascular)
    7. Why can vascular plants grow tall? (tubes carry water and food)
    8. Which type of plants have flowers that produce seeds? (angiosperms)
    9. Where do gymnosperms grow seeds? (cones)
    10. Name a seedless plant. (fern or moss)
    11. Why are nonvascular plants small? (no tubes to carry water and food)
    12. What do you call the five largest groups of organisms? (kingdoms)
    13. What do you call the smallest classification group that is one kind of organism? (species)
    14. What is the green chemical in plants that makes sugars? (chlorophyll)
    15. How do gymnosperms and angiosperms reproduce? (with seeds)
    16. Are dogs a kingdom? (no)
    17. Name a characteristic of a living organism. (grow, eat, reproduce, get rid of waste, react to stimuli, move)
    18. What do you call the transfer of pollen from the anther to the stigma? (pollination)
    19. Name the male part of a flower? (stamen)
    20. Name the female part of a flower? (pistol)
    21. What is the joining of the male and female cell known as? (fertilization)
    22. What is the powder that contains the sperm cell called? (pollen)
    23. Where is the egg cell found? (ovary)
    24. Do people perform photosynthesis? (no)
    25. What are two products of photosynthesis? (glucose (sugar) and oxygen)

    Sheryl Larson

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  22. 5th Grade Sound Mind Soccer
    1. How is all sound made? (vibration)
    2. What is the area that is the lowest area on the sounds wave? (trough)
    3. What is the unit used to measure sound frequency? (hertz)
    4. What is the quality of sound that sets one voice apart from another? (timbre)
    5. What is the measurement of the amount of energy in a sound wave? (amplitude)
    6. What is the form of energy that travels through matter as waves? (sound)
    7. What is the number of waves that is produced in a unit of time called? (frequency)
    8. What is the highness or lowness of a sound called? (pitch)
    9. What is the distance from one sound wave to the start of the next? (wavelength)
    10. What are series of eight notes that make up a musical scale? (octave)
    11. What is the unit of measurement used to measure amplitude? (decibel)
    12. What is the process used by animals to locate objects using echoes? (echolocation)
    13. What is the organ that receives vibrations and sends information about those vibrations to the brain? (eardrum)
    14. What are the high points of a sound wave called? (crests)
    15. Where can no sound exist because there are no molecules to vibrate? (outer space)
    2nd Grade Music Terms
    16. What is the sign at the beginning of the staff indicating which notes are represented by which lines and spaces? (treble clef)
    17. What is the note that represents two beats of sound? (half note)
    18. Whats is the vertical line placed on the staff to divide the music into measures? (bar line)
    19. What is the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written? (staff)
    20. What is the space between two bar lines called? (measure)
    21. What is a musical form in which the first section repeats after each new section (ABACA) called? (rondo)
    22. What is the speed of the beat is called? (tempo)
    23. What is the family of instruments in which the vibration is produced by a striking motion? (percussion)
    24. What is the family of instruments whose sound come from vibrating air in a tube; holes along the length of the tude are opened and closed by the fingers, or by pads, to control the pitch; Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon and Saxophone? (woodwinds)
    25. What is the family of instrument, typically made of brass, whose vibration is produced by the player's buzzing lips; Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn and Tuba? (brass)
    26. What is the family of instruments whose vibration is produced by a string; Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Harp, Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, etc.? (Strings)






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  23. Third grade: RANDOM TOPICS *GASP*

    1. What is the equator?
    2. What is a globe?
    3. Name the 7 continents!
    4. Name the 4 (or 5) oceans!
    5. What is a map key?
    6. What is a grid map?
    7. What is a landform map?
    8. What is a symbol?
    9. Name the 4 cardinal directions!
    10. What is a compass rose?
    11. Sing and gesture the angle dance!
    12. What is area?
    13. What is perimeter?
    14. Why do we use the because clapper?
    15. Tell about all 5 class rules!
    16. What are the steps to solving a word problem?
    17. What is a noun?
    18. What is a verb?
    19. What is fiction?
    20. Name as many different countries as you can!
    21. What is an inference?
    22. Name the spelling patterns used to make the long a sound!
    23. What is evidence?
    24. What is a sphere?
    25. What are the three types of connections we can make to our reading?
    26. What is a prediction?
    27. Name as many states as you can!
    28. What is the setting?
    29. What is nonfiction?
    30. What is an adjective?
    31. What are characters?
    32. Sing and gesture the photosynthesis song!
    33. Solve: ________ (math fact: +, -, x, /)
    34. What are story elements?
    35. Name as many brainies as you can!

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  24. 1. What star color is the hottest?
    2. Which planet is the smallest?
    3. Which planet is the largest?
    4. Which planet is the farthest from the Sun?
    5. Which planet is the closest to the Sun?
    6. What is in the center of our solar system?
    7. Which star is the closest to Earth?
    8. What is our main source of energy?
    9. Name a difference between stars and planets.
    10. Name a difference between stars and moons.
    11. What causes the seasons?
    12. Name a similarity between stars and planets.
    13. What is the difference between inner and outer planets?
    14. What size and color is our star?
    15. What color are stars with the coolest temperature?
    16. Name the planets in order from closest to most distant from the Sun.
    17. Name the planets in order from smallest to largest.
    18. Which planet is about the same size as Earth?
    19. What causes day and night?
    20. How long does it take Earth to make a full rotation?
    21. How long does it take Earth to make a full orbit?
    22. How long does it take the moon to revolve around Earth?
    23. Which phase is the moon when it is between Earth and the Sun?
    24. Which phase is the moon when the Sun and moon are on opposite sides of the Earth?
    25. What vocabulary term means the moon is gaining light?
    26. What vocabulary term means the moon is losing light?

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  25. Language Arts Skill Questions:
    1. How do you identify the author’s purpose?
    2. What is a noun?
    3. What is a verb?
    4. What is an adverb?
    5. What is an adjective?
    6. What is a complex sentence?
    7. What is a compound sentence?
    8. What is a simple sentence?
    9. What is a run-on sentence?
    10. What is included in a prepositional phrase?
    11. What are three examples of figurative language?
    12. What were three red herrings in The Westing Game?
    13. What key words will you hear when reading first person?
    14. What key words will you hear when reading second person?
    15. What key words will you hear when reading third person?
    16. What is a context clue?
    17. What is an example of personification?
    18. What is an example of a metaphor?
    19. What is an example of a simile?
    20. What was Percy Jackson accused of stealing from Zeus?
    21. How can you identify the main idea of a story?
    22. What is the plot of a story?
    23. Why is it important to identify the theme of a story?
    24. What is an appositive?
    25. How do you make a prediction when reading?
    26. How do you make an inference when reading?
    27. What is a conclusion?

    Social Studies Questions:
    1. Who were the Aztecs?
    2. Who were the Mayans?
    3. Who were the Incas?
    4. What is pok-a-tok?
    5. How many people did the Aztecs sacrifice yearly?
    6. How influential were the Mesoamerican civilizations on the world today?
    7. What hardships did Anne Frank face during World War II?
    8. Where was a large ghetto formed in Europe during World War II?
    9. What groups of people did Hitler execute during World War II?
    10. Who was Adolf Hitler?
    11. Who bombed Pearl Harbor?
    12. What provoked the attack on Pearl Harbor?
    13. How did the US help during World War II?
    14. How many continents are there?
    15. How many oceans are there?
    16. How many seas are there?
    17. What is the equator?
    18. What is the Prime Meridian?
    19. What is industrialization?
    20. What is urbanization?
    21. What cities have urbanization greatly affected over the years?
    22. What is the US capital?
    23. Where is the Washington Monument located?
    24. What was life like during the Middle Ages?
    25. What is the feudal system?
    26. Who were the nobles during the Middle Ages?
    27. What was the government like in Ancient Greece?
    28. What was the government like in Ancient Rome?
    29. How have the Romans impacted society today?
    30. How are the governments of the US and Ancient Greece similar?
    31. How are the governments of the US and Ancient Rome similar?

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  26. Third Grade- South Carolina History
    1. What river forms the border between South Carolina and Georgia?
    2. Name a state that borders South Carolina.
    3. Why can fossils of ocean animals be found in the Sand Hills Region?
    4. In which region did rich soil and a long growing season make farming an important industry?
    5. Which natural resource was most important to the growth of the state’s textile mills?
    6. Which natural resource has been most important to the growth of the Myrtle Beach?
    7. In what climate region is South Carolina located?
    8. What was a motive for the exploration of South Carolina by the French, Spanish, and English?
    9. Which explorer helped establish Charles Town and established friendly trade relationships with the Native Americans?
    10. Which explorer built a fort on Parris Island called Santa Elena, explored the interior of South Carolina, and established relationships with Native Americans?
    11. Which country built the first lasting (permanent) settlement in South Carolina?
    12. From where was the institution of slavery brought to South Carolina?
    13. Who ruled over South Carolina after the Lords Proprietors?
    14. Why did the King of England and Parliament start taxing the colonists?
    15. Why were the colonists in South Carolina unhappy with the Stamp Act?
    16. How did the colonists’ boycott of British good affect the Stamp Act?
    17. How did South Carolinians react to the closing of Boston’s port by the British?
    18. Who did the colonists’ representatives choose to lead the Continental Army?
    19. Why did many Native Americans help the British during the war?
    20. What battle was a Patriot victory because of a trap set by Daniel Morgan and Andrew Pickens? What battle was a Patriot victory because of a trap set by Daniel Morgan and Andrew Pickens?
    21. How did Francis Marion earn the nickname “the Swamp Fox”?
    22. What partisan leader was known as “the Fighting Gamecock” and led a Patriot militia in the Backcountry?
    23. Why was the state’s capital moved from Charleston to Columbia?
    24. Which group was most powerful in South Carolina’s new state government?
    25. Which branch of government decides if laws are fair?

    -Courtney Wood

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  27. Mind Games Questions

    1. What does balance mean?
    .2. How can you make a crayfish balance on your finger?.
    3. What is a balance point?
    4. What is a mobile?
    5. What kinds of things besides pictures could you use to build a mobile?
    6. What do you have to do to get a mobile to balance?
    7. Can you make a pencil balance on a desk?
    8. What does stable mean?
    9. What is a stable position?
    10. Do you put clothespins high or low on a crayfish to get it to balance?
    11. What other kinds of things could you balance on your finger?
    12. How can you tell by looking at a picture if it is a stable system?
    13. How can you balance a circle on a Popsicle stick?
    14. What other shapes can you balalnce on a Popsicle stick?
    15. What does it mean if an object is in motion?
    16. If an object is rotating, what is it doing?
    17. What is the best design for a top that spins a long time?
    18. Explain the kind of wings that made our twirlers spin fast.
    19. Explain the kind of wings that made our twirlers spin slow.
    20. How are tops, zoomers and twirlers the same?
    21. What other kinds of things spin?
    22. Explain what an axle is.
    23. How are wheels, cups and spheres the same?
    24. What other kinds of things roll?
    25. How do you set up a runway to make sure the marble will roll all the way down?

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  28. Mind Sports
    1. What day is it today?
    2. What day will it be tomorrow?
    3. What day will it be when we come back to school?
    4. What day was it yesterday?
    5. What do we wear today at school?
    6. What is the weather prediction for the weekend?
    7. What is the warmest day this week?
    8. What is the coldest day this week?
    9. What is the difference of the coldest and warmest day this week?
    10. What is the difference of the typical high, low this time of year and the actual temperature today?
    11. What is the difference of the temperature here verses the temperature of our friend, grandma, grandpa in another state.
    12. Who is the author of the story?
    13. Who is the illustrator of the story?
    14. What genre is our story?
    15. What is the difference of a fiction and non-fiction story.
    16. Fiction or non-fiction? Thumbs up for fiction and thumbs down for non-fiction.
    Biography
    Poem
    Realistic fiction
    Science Book
    Cat in the Hat
    U.S.Maps
    12. What is realistic fiction?
    13. Historical fiction?
    14. Identify compare and contrast?
    15. What is the setting
    16. Name the five parts of a paragraph ( opening, detail, detail, detail, closing)
    17. What is adding?
    18. What is subtraction?
    19. What is multiplication?
    20. What is the product?
    21. What are the factors?
    22. What is division?
    23. What is the quotient?
    24. Name a multiplication word.
    25. Name a way to describe subtraction.
    26. Name a way to describe addition
    27. Name a way to describe division
    28. Name a way to describe multiplication
    29. What is a math family?

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  30. 1. What is a person, place, thing, animal or idea called? common noun
    2. What is the name of a SPECIAL person, place, thing, animal or idea called? proper noun
    3. What is an action word called? action verb
    4. What kind of noun shows ownership? possessive noun
    5. What endmark is used with an interrogative sentence? question mark
    6. What endmark is used with an exclamatory sentence? exclamation mark
    7. What type of sentence gives a command? imperative
    8. What type of sentence makes a statement? declarative
    9. What is a singular noun? one person, place, thing, animal or idea
    10. What is a plural noun? more than one person, place, thing, animal or idea
    11. What is the name of our city? Bossier City
    12. What is the name of our state? Louisiana
    13. What is the name of our country? United States of America
    14. What is the name of our continent? North America
    15. What is the name of our planet? Earth
    16. What is the name of the leader of our city? Mayor
    17. What is the name of the leader of our state? Governor
    18. What is the name of the leader of our country? President
    19. What part of speech describes a noun? adjective
    20. What part of speech describes a verb? adverb
    21. What do we call a part of a word with one vowel sound? Syllable
    22. What operation do we use when we solve a word problem and see the words “in all”? add
    23. What operation do we use when we solve a word problem and see the words “how many more”? subtract
    24. What do we do if we see the words "find the difference"? subtract
    25. What do we do if we see the words “find the sum”? add

    Kelly Avery
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    1. Kelly,
      Great questions! Your students will enjoy this game! Here are 25 certification points!

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  31. 1. What phase of matter is water? (liquid)
    2. What phase of matter is a rock? (solid)
    3. What phase of matter is our breath? (gas)
    4. What is it called when liquid water turns into a gas? (evaporation)
    5. What is it called when liquid water turns into a solid? (freezing)
    6. What is it called when solid water turns into a liquid? (melting)

    The big black bug barely bit the bulky brown bear.
    7. What is the verb in this sentence? (bit)
    8. What is one of the nouns in this sentence? (bug or bear)
    9. What is the adverb in this sentence? (barely)
    10. What is one of the adjective in this sentence? (big, black, bulky, or brown)
    11. What sound makes the alliteration in this sentence? (/b/)
    12. What type of sentence is this? (statement)
    13. Change this sentence into a question. (Did the big black bug barely bite the bulky brown bear?)

    14. What is another way you could say it is 3:45? (Quarter to 4)
    15. What is another way you could say it is 6:15? (Quarter past 6)
    16. What is another way you could say it is 8:30? (half past 8)
    17. The time is a.m. in the _____. (morning)
    18. The time is p.m. in the _____. (afternoon or evening)
    19. True or False: An analog clock has a face, minute, and hour hands. (true)
    20. True or False: A digital clock only has numbers separated by a colon. (true)
    21. True or False: There are 60 minutes in an hour. (true)
    22. True or False: The longer hand is the hour hand. (false)
    23. True or False: When the minute hand points at the 3, it has been 30 minutes past the beginning of the hour. (false)
    24. True or False: The hour hand points directly at the number for the whole hour before it changes to the next hour. (false)
    25. True or False: The minute hand moves slower than the hour hand. (false)

    Geni Ainge

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    1. Great questions, Geni! You're ready to play a great game of learning! My class Loves Mind Soccer! Here are 25 points!

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  32. 1. What is the capital of Scotland?
    2. Who invented the Television?
    3. What is the correct name for an animal that eats meat?
    4. What is the square root of 49?
    5. How many sides does a hexagon have?
    6. Who took elephants across the Alps to attack the Romans?
    7. Who was created by Gepetto the woodcarver?
    8. What famous structure was built on Salisbury Plain in the third millennium BC?
    9. Who painted the Mona Lisa?
    10. In computing, what is Mb short for?
    11. What is the term for when the moon passes between the earth and the sun, blocking out light from the latter?
    12. Who were all the King’s horses and men unable to put together again?
    13. Sculptures of which animals lie at the base of Nelson’s column?
    14. What did Spain send to attack Britain in 1588?
    15. What is the name of the Lion in The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe?
    16. Which king received an arrow in his eye at the Battle of Hastings?
    17. Which planet is known as “The Red Planet”?
    18. What is the name of the recreated theatre from Shakespeare’s time in London?
    19. Which liner sank on her maiden voyage in 1912?
    20. Spitfires and Hurricanes helped win which battle in 1940?

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    1. Quentin,
      Nice variety of questions! (Admittedly, I didn't know all the answers lol) Your students will enjoy playing mind soccer (or football etc) as a fun reward for their hard work! Here are 25 certification points!

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