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I make digital games, puzzles and challenges that unlock the imagination and encourage creativity. My resources are interactive, easy to use, browser-based and suitable for distance learning and home schoolers alike. My aim is to make learning deeper, richer, and more engaging for both students and teachers.

I make digital games, puzzles and challenges that unlock the imagination and encourage creativity. My resources are interactive, easy to use, browser-based and suitable for distance learning and home schoolers alike. My aim is to make learning deeper, richer, and more engaging for both students and teachers.
Romeo and Juliet Escape Room (Digital)
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Romeo and Juliet Escape Room (Digital)

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Suitable for Home School and Distance Learning Engage students to explore Shakespeare’s tragedy “Romeo and Juliet” like never before, with this immersive and fun digital escape room. This breakout box is 100% paperless, completely interactive, and ready to play straight away! Are you looking for an engaging, challenging lesson that requires zero prep? Look no further! This escape lesson is for you. In this interactive revision game, students take on the role of a timecop who travels back in time to save the play from the hands of a rogue AI. Their objective is to discover what actually happened in these stories, then report back to the future. Students will revise the plot timeline, answer main character riddles, solve puzzles, analyse language techniques and do a close reading of Romeo’s soliloquy in the tomb. But beware! If students make too many mistakes their mission will fail and the past will be lost forever. Students race against each other to complete all the tasks and puzzles first. They can work on this individually or in groups sharing a device between them- simply share the link in your product file with your students! What’s included: 12 draggable plot elements (students have to drag the timeline into the correct order to discover the code to the next level) 2 visual puzzles: (a sliding puzzle where students evaluate the Friar’s attitude to the wedding. A draggable rose and parchment which students have to overlay in the right orientation to reveal a hidden message) 10 unique character riddles 5 hangman challenges (based around language techniques) A final close reading challenge - students read an extract from the play and answer multiple-choice analysis questions to reveal a secret code A comprehensive answer key (for the teacher!) Students can use this resource individually but I’ve also found it’s fun to compete in small groups - simply send your students the link and your game code and start playing! To use this tool simply: Click on this link: Romeo and Juliet Escape Room! or the one in your product file. Type in your game code (found in your product file) Have fun! Please note: Buying this product gives you a password which then unlocks an online file to use in class - so it needs an internet connection to work. **I’m also planning to update and expand this resource over time to give you the best experience possible - I may change the game code from time to time (you’ll get an updated code when you re-download the product file on TES).
Fractions converting to decimals BOOM Math Maze Game
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Fractions converting to decimals BOOM Math Maze Game

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Practice converting fractions into decimals and engage your students with this fun BOOM cards math game! The perfect alternative to a math worksheet, this digital puzzle game will give students plenty of practice at converting fractions to decimals. The perfect math challenge for 4th grade, 5th grade or 6th grade. Captivate your class with these simple puzzles and engage even your most reluctant students in learning that is meaningful AND fun! Who said math had to be boring?! The game framework focuses on mastery - students must enter a correct sequence of answers to get the hero through the maze. Students will need to choose their path wisely because only the most efficient and accurate route will succeed! See my BLOG POST for more details or PREVIEW THE DECK right now! This product is a part of a Bundle on fractions which you can get for a big discount HERE WHAT YOU GET: · 8 introduction puzzles teaching the game (with included audio narration) · 10 math puzzles that gradually get harder as students progress ABOUT ME Hi I’m Gil, the teacher behind GameWise. I make fun educational games to inspire students and make education more fun for teachers too. I do this because education these days is more challenging than ever. My aim is to empower teachers with digital games that hook students on learning that is fun AND meaningful. My resources are simple to use, but highly interactive and challenging enough to engage the whole class. IMPORTANT NOTES: To use Boom Cards, you must be connected to the Internet. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge). Apps are available for Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires. For security and privacy, adults must have a Boom Learning account to use and assign Boom Cards. You will be able to assign the Boom Cards you are buying with “Fast Pins,” (play provides instant feedback for self-grading Boom Cards). Fast Play is always a free way for students to engage with Boom Cards decks. For additional assignment options, you’ll need a premium account.
Rhetorical Question Boom Cards (Persuasive Language - Deck 1)
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Rhetorical Question Boom Cards (Persuasive Language - Deck 1)

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Do you want to teach persuasive language the fun way? Confront Tricksy Foxes in this digital BOOM deck focussing on Rhetorical Question! In these interactive task cards, students learn 3 language devices and then battle monsters by choosing the right language to defeat each one. This deck is browser-based and auto-grading, so it is suitable for distance learning and home school – just send students a link and pin. See my BLOG POST for more details or PREVIEW THE DECK right now! WHAT YOU GET: • 10 Rhetorical Question task cards (the main focus of this deck) • 5 Repetition task cards • 5 Emotive Language task cards • A slide with technique definitions and examples (for students to refer back to) Students will love how fun and intuitive this game is - simply drag phrases on to each monster to battle it. The fun graphics and funny phrases engage reluctant students, and their recall is improved by associating each language technique with a SPECIFIC character. For example, Tricksy Foxs link to Rhetorical Question, Slimy Slimy Toadss link to Repetition, and King Extra Feelss link to Emotive Language. This association means that your students will have a better chance of remembering each one - Help your students level up their language skills and have fun at the same time. If you want something streamlined and digital that you can buy once and use again and again, these BOOM cards might be just the thing for you! FEEDBACK AND FREEBIES! • If you like this product, please do me a favour and review it! I take your feedback seriously. I also do a little dance of joy every time I get a good review, so there’s that too! ;P • Here’s a FREE riddle game to challenge your students! NOTES: • To use Boom Cards, you must be connected to the Internet. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge). Apps are available for Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires. For security and privacy, adults must have a Boom Learning account to use and assign Boom Cards. You will be able to assign the Boom Cards you are buying with “Fast Pins,” (play provides instant feedback for self-grading Boom Cards). • You may be eligible for a free trial from Boom Learning. Read here for details: http://bit.ly/BoomTrial. If you choose not to stay on a premium account after your free trial, you will still be able to assign all your Boom Cards to as many students as you see fit using Fast Play pins.
Indirect vs Direct Characterization Digital Lesson
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Indirect vs Direct Characterization Digital Lesson

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Level up your students’ writing with this fun, no-prep lesson on indirect characterization for grades 5-9. This immersive, game-based activity helps students understand what indirect characterization is, why it’s a better way to write, and how to apply this technique in their own work. WHY THIS SKILL MATTERS: We all know that nothing is more boring than a flat character. We are also painfully aware that like all beginners, students often churn out characters that are all too obvious. The problem is, students don’t understand HOW to make characters more interesting and subtle. Simply telling them to “make characters more 3 dimensional” or “show don’t tell” isn’t enough. They need to understand the patterns of writing that are flat, and how to make them better. In this interactive lesson, students will explore the effective use of showing-not-telling in writing, and by the end of this lesson, students will: · Have a clear understanding of indirect characterization (and why it’s better!) · Analyse 15-30 sentences for evidence of indirect characterization vs direct characterization · Transform 5 examples of direct characterization into indirect characterization. This lesson is browser-based and auto-grading which means it will work on any device and is perfect for distance learning or home school - simply send your students a link and code to get them started straight away. WHAT YOU GET: An interactive and differentiated tutorial including a definition, examples, and comprehension test (Identifying Indirect Characterization) A gamified quiz (students only progress once they get at least 15 questions correct) Tips for writing characters that are more indirect THREE short writing tasks (students are given DIRECT examples and must transform them to INDIRECT using detail and action/dialogue) HOW TO USE: Simply: Go to this link: gogamewise.com/games/indirect-characterization Put in your game code (which you’ll find in the pdf product file download). That’s it! IMPORTANT NOTES: This lesson is online and needs an internet connection (and a modern browser) to work. Unfortunately, I can’t guarantee it will work properly on old versions of Internet Explorer!
Repetition (Persuasive Language - Deck 2)
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Repetition (Persuasive Language - Deck 2)

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Teach your students about the persuasive power of Repetition as they battle Slimy, Slimy Toads in this digital BOOM deck focussing on Repetition! In these interactive task cards, students learn 3 language devices and then battle monsters by choosing the right language to defeat each one. This deck is browser-based and auto-grading, so it is suitable for distance learning and home school – just send students a link and pin. See my BLOG POST for more details or PREVIEW THE DECK right now! WHAT YOU GET: • 10 Repetition task cards (the main focus of this deck) • 5 Hyperbole task cards • 5 Rhetorical Question task cards • A slide with technique definitions and examples (for students to refer back to) Students will love how fun and intuitive this game is - simply drag phrases on to each monster to battle it. The fun graphics and funny phrases engage reluctant students, and their recall is improved by associating each language technique with a SPECIFIC character. For example, Slimy Slimy Toadss link to Repetition, Stunning Snails link to Hyperbole, and Tricksy Foxs link to Rhetorical Question. This association means that your students will have a better chance of remembering each one - Help your students level up their language skills and have fun at the same time. If you want something streamlined and digital that you can buy once and use again and again, these BOOM cards might be just the thing for you! FEEDBACK AND FREEBIES! • If you like this product, please do me a favour and review it! I take your feedback seriously. I also do a little dance of joy every time I get a good review, so there’s that too! ;P • Here’s a FREE riddle game to challenge your students! NOTES: • To use Boom Cards, you must be connected to the Internet. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge). Apps are available for Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires. For security and privacy, adults must have a Boom Learning account to use and assign Boom Cards. You will be able to assign the Boom Cards you are buying with “Fast Pins,” (play provides instant feedback for self-grading Boom Cards). • You may be eligible for a free trial from Boom Learning. Read here for details: http://bit.ly/BoomTrial. If you choose not to stay on a premium account after your free trial, you will still be able to assign all your Boom Cards to as many students as you see fit using Fast Play pins.
Persuasive Language BOOM BUNDLE 2
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Persuasive Language BOOM BUNDLE 2

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THE PERFECT SOLUTION FOR TEACHING SPEECH WRITING! Unlock your ultimate powers of persuasion with this bundle of digital BOOM decks focussing on SIX key Persuasive devices! In these interactive task cards, students learn language techniques and then battle monsters by choosing the right language to defeat each one. This deck is browser-based and auto-grading, so it is suitable for distance learning and home school – just send students a link and pin. See my BLOG POST for more details or PREVIEW THE DECK right now! YOU GET 120 TASK CARDS SPLIT INTO 6 DECKS: • Rhetorical Question • Repetition • Hyperbole • Inclusive Pronouns • High Modality • Emotive Language • Includes slides with technique definitions and examples for each technique (for students to refer back to) Students will love how fun and intuitive this game is - simply drag phrases on to each monster and then click “Submit” to battle it. The fun graphics and funny phrases help to engage students, and their recall is improved through associating each language technique with a SPECIFIC character - “Oh that’s right, Emotive Language was the emotionally loaded words that defeated KING EXTRA FEELS" or “High modality was the bossy imperative language that defeated BOSS MAN”… The perfect browser-based, auto-grading solution to help students level up their language skills and have fun at the same time. FEEDBACK AND FREEBIES! • If you like this product, please do me a favour and review it! I take your feedback seriously. I also do a little dance of joy every time I get a good review, so there’s that too! ;P • Here’s a FREE riddle game to challenge your students! NOTES: • To use Boom Cards, you must be connected to the Internet. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge). Apps are available for Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires. For security and privacy, adults must have a Boom Learning account to use and assign Boom Cards. You will be able to assign the Boom Cards you are buying with “Fast Pins,” (play provides instant feedback for self-grading Boom Cards). • You may be eligible for a free trial from Boom Learning. Read here for details: http://bit.ly/BoomTrial. If you choose not to stay on a premium account after your free trial, you will still be able to assign all your Boom Cards to as many students as you see fit using Fast Play pins. ABOUT ME Hi I’m Gil, the teacher behind GameWise. I make fun educational games to inspire students and make education more fun for teachers too. I do this because I noticed that education these days is more challenging than ever - if you’ve ever seen a tired teacher or a bored millennial, you’ll know what I mean! More and more students are disengaged in the classroom, but curriculum and distance learning demands mean that many of us teachers are struggling to stay above water, let alone find the time to come up with new ideas for learning. My aim is to empower teachers with digital games that hook students on learning that is fun AND meaningful. My resources are simple to use, but highly interactive and challenging to engage even your most reluctant students. I wanted these resources to be something a teenage boy might be interested in, and something really easy to use within existing platforms too (think Google classroom or Zoom, etc.) - simply your students a link and they’re good to go. The best part is that everything works in the browser, which means you can spend less time being the class tech support, and more time teaching. So whether you’re a time-poor teacher, a parent juggling a job while home-schooling, or a student looking to level up your skills… GameWise can help cure your distance learning headaches, free up your day, and reignite your school experience. So go GameWise, and make your learning fun. How did I do? Too cheesy? ;P CONNECT WITH ME Gil’s GameWise Blog – Discuss gamification! Facebook – Share your success stories! Pinterest – Check out what inspires me! Instagram – Watch me make stuff from scratch! gibwalker@gmail.com – For all other questions or comments!
Writing Prompt - Fairytale Creative Writing Generator
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Writing Prompt - Fairytale Creative Writing Generator

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Engage and inspire your students with this immersive Fairytale story prompt! The ultimate creative writing starter, this dynamic tool will supply students with interesting characters and magical landscapes to help them get their ideas onto paper quicker than ever. Do you want an AWESOME creative writing prompt that you can use with zero prep? Then look no further! Dive into this cauldron of twisted and magical fairytales that this generator will concoct for you. If you’re sick of hearing students say: “I don’t know how to start!” or “I don’t like that writing prompt!” - this tool is your solution! With more than 10 million plot prompts, this generator will engage students with fun and creative ideas within the fairytale genre while also giving them plenty of room for customization. Students can write from the perspective of a knight, a woodcutter, a poor orphan and so much more. Each element of the story (character, setting, problem, item, resolution) can be customized so that students find a combination they feel confident with - check out the preview video to see what I mean. Students can use these fairytale prompts individually - simply give your class the link and your password. Alternatively, you could work on one together as a class. You can also use these writing prompts as timed warm-up activities at the start of a lesson, or at the end of a lesson for a fast finisher. Please note: Buying this product gives you a password which then unlocks an online file to use in class - it needs an internet connection to work. To use this tool simply: Click on this link --> fairytale generator Type in your game code (which you’ll find in the T&C pdf file) when you purchase this product Have fun! **I’m also planning to update and expand this resource over time to give you the best experience possible - I may change the game code from time to time (you’ll get an updated code when you re-download the product). **
Fantasy Writing Prompt Plot Generator
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Fantasy Writing Prompt Plot Generator

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Engage and inspire your students with this immersive fantasy story prompt! The ultimate creative writing starter, this dynamic tool will give students all the spells, goblins and dark forests they need to get their creative juices flowing. If you’re sick of hearing students say: “I don’t know how to start!” or “I don’t like that writing prompt!” - this tool is your solution! With more than 10 million plot prompts, this generator will engage students with fun and creative ideas within the fantasy genre while also giving them plenty of room for customization. Students can choose individual elements (character, setting, problem, item, resolution) and dial the elements to their liking. (Check out the preview video to see what I mean). Students can use these fantasy prompts individually - simply give your class the link and your password. Alternatively, you could work on one together as a class. You can also use these writing prompts as timed warm-up activities at the start of a lesson, or at the end of a lesson for a fast finisher. Do you want an AWESOME creative writing prompt that you can use with zero prep? Then look no further! This fantasy generator is for you. Please note: Buying this product gives you a password which then unlocks an online file to use in class - it needs an internet connection to work. To use this tool simply: Click on this link: fantasy generator Type in your game code (which you’ll find in the T&C pdf file) when you purchase this product Have fun! **I’m also planning to update and expand this resource over time to give you the best experience possible - I may change the game code from time to time (you’ll get an updated code when you re-download the product). *
Personification BOOM cards (Poetic Language - Deck 4)
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Personification BOOM cards (Poetic Language - Deck 4)

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Conquer Angry Oceans in this digital BOOM deck focussing on Personification! In these interactive task cards, students learn 3 language devices and then battle monsters by choosing the right language to defeat each one. This deck is browser-based and auto-grading, so it is suitable for distance learning and home school – just send students a link and pin. See my BLOG POST for more details or PREVIEW THE DECK right now! WHAT YOU GET: • 10 Personification task cards (the main focus of this deck) • 5 Metaphors task cards • 5 Similes task cards • A slide with technique definitions and examples (for students to refer back to) Students will love how fun and intuitive this game is - simply drag phrases on to each monster to battle it. The fun graphics and funny phrases engage reluctant students, and their recall is improved by associating each language technique with a SPECIFIC character. For example, Angry Oceans link to Personification, Loose Cannon Monkeys link to Metaphors, and As Smart As Bone Skeletons link to Similes. This association means that your students will have a better chance of remembering each one - “Oh that’s right, personification defeated the Angry Ocean through language which gave human qualities to another thing…” Help your students level up their language skills and have fun at the same time. If you want something streamlined and digital that you can buy once and use again and again, these BOOM cards might be just the thing for you! FEEDBACK AND FREEBIES! • If you like this product, please do me a favour and review it! I take your feedback seriously. I also do a little dance of joy every time I get a good review, so there’s that too! ;P • Here’s a FREE riddle game to challenge your students! NOTES: • To use Boom Cards, you must be connected to the Internet. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge). Apps are available for Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires. For security and privacy, adults must have a Boom Learning account to use and assign Boom Cards. You will be able to assign the Boom Cards you are buying with “Fast Pins,” (play provides instant feedback for self-grading Boom Cards). • You may be eligible for a free trial from Boom Learning. Read here for details: http://bit.ly/BoomTrial. If you choose not to stay on a premium account after your free trial, you will still be able to assign all your Boom Cards to as many students as you see fit using Fast Play pins.
Hyperbole Boom Cards (Persuasive Language - Deck 3)
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Hyperbole Boom Cards (Persuasive Language - Deck 3)

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Do your students take FOREVER to learn figurative language? Let them battle Stunning Snails in this digital BOOM deck focussing on Hyperbole! In these interactive task cards, students learn 3 language devices and then battle monsters by choosing the right language to defeat each one. This deck is browser-based and auto-grading, so it is suitable for distance learning and home school – just send students a link and pin. See my BLOG POST for more details or PREVIEW THE DECK right now! WHAT YOU GET: • 10 Hyperbole task cards (the main focus of this deck) • 5 Inclusive Pronouns task cards • 5 Repetition task cards • A slide with technique definitions and examples (for students to refer back to) Students will love how fun and intuitive this game is - simply drag phrases on to each monster to battle it. The fun graphics and funny phrases engage reluctant students, and their recall is improved by associating each language technique with a SPECIFIC character. For example, Stunning Snails link to Hyperbole, Wee Spiders link to Inclusive Pronouns, and Slimy Slimy Toadss link to Repetition. This association means that your students will have a better chance of remembering each one - Help your students level up their language skills and have fun at the same time. If you want something streamlined and digital that you can buy once and use again and again, these BOOM cards might be just the thing for you! FEEDBACK AND FREEBIES! • If you like this product, please do me a favour and review it! I take your feedback seriously. I also do a little dance of joy every time I get a good review, so there’s that too! ;P • Here’s a FREE riddle game to challenge your students! NOTES: • To use Boom Cards, you must be connected to the Internet. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge). Apps are available for Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires. For security and privacy, adults must have a Boom Learning account to use and assign Boom Cards. You will be able to assign the Boom Cards you are buying with “Fast Pins,” (play provides instant feedback for self-grading Boom Cards). • You may be eligible for a free trial from Boom Learning. Read here for details: http://bit.ly/BoomTrial. If you choose not to stay on a premium account after your free trial, you will still be able to assign all your Boom Cards to as many students as you see fit using Fast Play pins.
High Modality Boom Cards (Persuasive Language - Deck 5)
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High Modality Boom Cards (Persuasive Language - Deck 5)

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You NEED to learn about persuasive language and defeat the Boss Man in this digital BOOM deck focussing on High Modality! In these interactive task cards, students learn 3 language devices and then battle monsters by choosing the right language to defeat each one. This deck is browser-based and auto-grading, so it is suitable for distance learning and home school – just send students a link and pin. See my BLOG POST for more details or PREVIEW THE DECK right now! WHAT YOU GET: • 10 High Modality task cards (the main focus of this deck) • 5 Emotive Language task cards • 5 Inclusive Pronouns task cards • A slide with technique definitions and examples (for students to refer back to) Students will love how fun and intuitive this game is - simply drag phrases on to each monster to battle it. The fun graphics and funny phrases engage reluctant students, and their recall is improved by associating each language technique with a SPECIFIC character. For example, Boss Mans link to High Modality, King Extra Feelss link to Emotive Language, and Wee Spiders link to Inclusive Pronouns. This association means that your students will have a better chance of remembering each one - Help your students level up their language skills and have fun at the same time. If you want something streamlined and digital that you can buy once and use again and again, these BOOM cards might be just the thing for you! FEEDBACK AND FREEBIES! • If you like this product, please do me a favour and review it! I take your feedback seriously. I also do a little dance of joy every time I get a good review, so there’s that too! ;P • Here’s a FREE riddle game to challenge your students! NOTES: • To use Boom Cards, you must be connected to the Internet. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge). Apps are available for Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires. For security and privacy, adults must have a Boom Learning account to use and assign Boom Cards. You will be able to assign the Boom Cards you are buying with “Fast Pins,” (play provides instant feedback for self-grading Boom Cards). • You may be eligible for a free trial from Boom Learning. Read here for details: http://bit.ly/BoomTrial. If you choose not to stay on a premium account after your free trial, you will still be able to assign all your Boom Cards to as many students as you see fit using Fast Play pins.
Alliteration Boom Cards (Poetic Language - Deck 2)
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Alliteration Boom Cards (Poetic Language - Deck 2)

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Evade the attacks of Al the Awesome Archer in this digital BOOM deck focussing on Alliteration! In these interactive task cards, students learn 3 language devices and then battle monsters by choosing the right language to defeat each one. This deck is browser-based and auto-grading, so it is suitable for distance learning and home school – just send students a link and pin. See my BLOG POST for more details or PREVIEW THE DECK right now! WHAT YOU GET: • 10 Alliteration task cards (the main focus of this deck) • 5 Onomatopoeia task cards • 5 Metaphors task cards • A slide with technique definitions and examples (for students to refer back to) Students will love how fun and intuitive this game is - simply drag phrases on to each monster to battle it. The fun graphics and funny phrases engage reluctant students, and their recall is improved by associating each language technique with a SPECIFIC character. For example, Awesome Archers link to Alliteration, Slurping Snails link to Onomatopoeia, and Loose Cannon Monkeys link to Metaphors. This association means that your students will have a better chance of remembering each one - “Oh that’s right, Alliteration defeated Al the Awesome Archer and it was language which had repeated sounds close together…” Help your students level up their language skills and have fun at the same time. If you want something streamlined and digital that you can buy once and use again and again, these BOOM cards might be just the thing for you! FEEDBACK AND FREEBIES! • If you like this product, please do me a favour and review it! I take your feedback seriously. I also do a little dance of joy every time I get a good review, so there’s that too! ;P • Here’s a FREE riddle game to challenge your students! NOTES: • To use Boom Cards, you must be connected to the Internet. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge). Apps are available for Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires. For security and privacy, adults must have a Boom Learning account to use and assign Boom Cards. You will be able to assign the Boom Cards you are buying with “Fast Pins,” (play provides instant feedback for self-grading Boom Cards). • You may be eligible for a free trial from Boom Learning. Read here for details: http://bit.ly/BoomTrial. If you choose not to stay on a premium account after your free trial, you will still be able to assign all your Boom Cards to as many students as you see fit using Fast Play pins.
Poetic Language  BOOM BUNDLE 1
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Poetic Language BOOM BUNDLE 1

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THE PERFECT SOLUTION FOR POETRY LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES! Unleash figurative language fun with this digital BOOM deck focussing on FIVE key poetic devices! In these interactive task cards, students learn language techniques and then battle monsters by choosing the right language to defeat each one. This deck is browser-based and auto-grading, so it is suitable for distance learning and home school – just send students a link and pin. See my BLOG POST for more details or PREVIEW THE DECK right now! WHAT YOU GET 100 task cards (split into 5 bundles) featuring: Onomatopoeia (deck 1) Alliteration (deck 2) Metaphors (deck 3) Personification (deck 4) Similes (deck 5) *Each deck also includes a slide with technique definitions and examples (for students to refer back to) The fun graphics and funny phrases help to engage students, and their recall is improved by associating each language technique with a SPECIFIC character. For example, Awesome Archers link to Alliteration, Angry Mountains link to Personification, As Smart As Bone Skeletons link to Similes, Slurping snails link to Onomatopoeia and Loose Cannon Monkeys link to Metaphors. If your students mix metaphors with similes or struggle to tell onomatopoeia from alliteration, look no further! This bundle will give them plenty of practice so they can level up their language skills and have some fun along the way. FEEDBACK AND FREEBIES! • If you like this product, please do me a favour and review it! I take your feedback seriously. I also do a little dance of joy every time I get a good review, so there’s that too! ;P • Here’s a FREE riddle game to challenge your students! ABOUT ME Hi I’m Gil, the teacher behind GameWise. I make fun educational games to inspire students and make education more fun for teachers too. I do this because I noticed that education these days is more challenging than ever - if you’ve ever seen a tired teacher or a bored millennial, you’ll know what I mean! More and more students are disengaged in the classroom, but curriculum and distance learning demands mean that many of us teachers are struggling to stay above water, let alone find the time to come up with new ideas for learning. My aim is to empower teachers with digital games that hook students on learning that is fun AND meaningful. My resources are simple to use, but highly interactive and challenging to engage even your most reluctant students. I wanted these resources to be something a teenage boy might be interested in, and something really easy to use within existing platforms too (think Google classroom or Zoom, etc.) - simply your students a link and they’re good to go. The best part is that everything works in the browser, which means you can spend less time being the class tech support, and more time teaching. So whether you’re a time-poor teacher, a parent juggling a job while home-schooling, or a student looking to level up your skills… GameWise can help cure your distance learning headaches, free up your day, and reignite your school experience. So go GameWise, and make your learning fun. How did I do? Too cheesy? ;P CONNECT WITH ME Gil’s GameWise Blog – Discuss gamification! Facebook – Share your success stories! Pinterest – Check out what inspires me! Instagram – Watch me make stuff from scratch! gibwalker@gmail.com – For all other questions or comments! IMPORTANT NOTES: • To use Boom Cards, you must be connected to the Internet. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge). Apps are available for Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires. For security and privacy, adults must have a Boom Learning account to use and assign Boom Cards. You will be able to assign the Boom Cards you are buying with “Fast Pins,” (play provides instant feedback for self-grading Boom Cards). • You may be eligible for a free trial from Boom Learning. Read here for details: http://bit.ly/BoomTrial. If you choose not to stay on a premium account after your free trial, you will still be able to assign all your Boom Cards to as many students as you see fit using Fast Play pins.
Mixed Addition and Subtraction | 4-step BOOM Math Maze Game!
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Mixed Addition and Subtraction | 4-step BOOM Math Maze Game!

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Revise addition and subtraction and engage your students with this fun BOOM cards math game! The perfect alternative to a math worksheet, this digital puzzle game will give students plenty of practice at mixed addition and subtraction (4 steps). The perfect math challenge for 1st grade, 2nd grade or 3rd grade. Captivate your class with these simple puzzles and engage even your most reluctant students in learning that is meaningful AND fun! Who said math had to be boring?! The game framework focuses on problem-solving, sequencing, and mastery. Students solve math to get the hero through the maze, and need to choose their path wisely because only the most accurate route will succeed! See my BLOG POST for more details or PREVIEW THE DECK right now! This product is a part of a Bundle on addition and subtraction which you can get for a big discount HERE WHAT YOU GET: · 14 intro puzzles that teach the game · 10 math puzzles that gradually get harder as students progress IMPORTANT NOTES: To use Boom Cards, you must be connected to the Internet. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge). Apps are available for Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires. For security and privacy, adults must have a Boom Learning account to use and assign Boom Cards. You will be able to assign the Boom Cards you are buying with “Fast Pins,” (play provides instant feedback for self-grading Boom Cards). Fast Play is always a free way for students to engage with Boom Cards decks. For additional assignment options, you’ll need a premium account. If you are new to Boom Learning, you will be offered a free trial of our premium account. Read here for details: http://bit.ly/BoomTrial. If you choose not to stay on a premium account after your free trial, you will still be able to assign all your Boom Cards to as many students as you see fit using Fast Play pins (which give instant feedback for decks that are self-grading).
Algebra | Factorising Quadratics (Trinomials) BOOM Math Maze Game!
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Algebra | Factorising Quadratics (Trinomials) BOOM Math Maze Game!

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Practice factorising quadratics and engage your students with this fun BOOM cards trinomials math game! The perfect alternative to a math worksheet, this digital puzzle game will give students plenty of practice at trinomials. The perfect math challenge for 8th grade, 9th grade or 10th grade. Captivate your class with these simple puzzles and engage even your most reluctant students in learning that is meaningful AND fun! Who said math had to be boring?! The game framework focuses on problem-solving, sequencing, and mastery. Students solve math to get the hero through the maze, and need to choose their path wisely because only the most accurate route will succeed! See my **BLOG POST **for more details or PREVIEW THE DECK right now! This product is a part of a Bundle on factorising quadratics / trinomials which you can get for a big discount HERE WHAT YOU GET: · 14 intro puzzles that teach the game · 10 math puzzles that gradually get harder as students progress IMPORTANT NOTES: To use Boom Cards, you must be connected to the Internet. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge). Apps are available for Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires. For security and privacy, adults must have a Boom Learning account to use and assign Boom Cards. You will be able to assign the Boom Cards you are buying with “Fast Pins,” (play provides instant feedback for self-grading Boom Cards). Fast Play is always a free way for students to engage with Boom Cards decks. For additional assignment options, you’ll need a premium account. If you are new to Boom Learning, you will be offered a free trial of our premium account. Read here for details: http://bit.ly/BoomTrial. If you choose not to stay on a premium account after your free trial, you will still be able to assign all your Boom Cards to as many students as you see fit using Fast Play pins (which give instant feedback for decks that are self-grading).
Order of Operations | 2 brackets | BOOM Math Maze Game!
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Order of Operations | 2 brackets | BOOM Math Maze Game!

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Practice double bracket order of operations and engage your students with this fun BOOM cards math game! The perfect alternative to a math worksheet, this digital puzzle game will give students plenty of practice at solving order of operations problems with 2 brackets. The perfect math challenge for 6th grade, 7th grade or 8th grade. Captivate your class with these simple puzzles and engage even your most reluctant students in learning that is meaningful AND fun! Who said math had to be boring?! The game framework focuses on problem-solving, sequencing, and mastery. Students solve math to get the hero through the maze, and need to choose their path wisely because only the most accurate route will succeed! See my BLOG POST for more details or PREVIEW THE DECK right now! This product is a part of a Bundle on Solving order of operations which you can get for a big discount HERE WHAT YOU GET: · 14 intro puzzles that teach the game · 10 math puzzles that gradually get harder as students progress IMPORTANT NOTES: To use Boom Cards, you must be connected to the Internet. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge). Apps are available for Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires. For security and privacy, adults must have a Boom Learning account to use and assign Boom Cards. You will be able to assign the Boom Cards you are buying with “Fast Pins,” (play provides instant feedback for self-grading Boom Cards). Fast Play is always a free way for students to engage with Boom Cards decks. For additional assignment options, you’ll need a premium account. If you are new to Boom Learning, you will be offered a free trial of our premium account. Read here for details: http://bit.ly/BoomTrial. If you choose not to stay on a premium account after your free trial, you will still be able to assign all your Boom Cards to as many students as you see fit using Fast Play pins (which give instant feedback for decks that are self-grading).
Easy Times Tables #3 BOOM Math Maze Game!
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Easy Times Tables #3 BOOM Math Maze Game!

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Practice the easier times tables and engage your students with this fun BOOM cards math game! The perfect alternative to a math worksheet, this digital puzzle game will give students plenty of practice at mixed multiplication (at easy difficulty). The perfect math challenge for 1st grade, 2nd grade or 3rd grade. Captivate your class with these simple puzzles and engage even your most reluctant students in learning that is meaningful AND fun! Who said math had to be boring?! The game framework focuses on problem-solving, sequencing, and mastery. Students solve math to get the hero through the maze, and need to choose their path wisely because only the most accurate route will succeed! See my BLOG POST for more details or PREVIEW THE DECK right now! This product is a part of a Bundle on multiplication which you can get for a big discount HERE WHAT YOU GET: · 14 intro puzzles that teach the game · 10 math puzzles that gradually get harder as students progress IMPORTANT NOTES: To use Boom Cards, you must be connected to the Internet. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge). Apps are available for Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires. For security and privacy, adults must have a Boom Learning account to use and assign Boom Cards. You will be able to assign the Boom Cards you are buying with “Fast Pins,” (play provides instant feedback for self-grading Boom Cards). Fast Play is always a free way for students to engage with Boom Cards decks. For additional assignment options, you’ll need a premium account. If you are new to Boom Learning, you will be offered a free trial of our premium account. Read here for details: http://bit.ly/BoomTrial. If you choose not to stay on a premium account after your free trial, you will still be able to assign all your Boom Cards to as many students as you see fit using Fast Play pins (which give instant feedback for decks that are self-grading).
Halloween Escape Room Online Inference FREE DEMO
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Halloween Escape Room Online Inference FREE DEMO

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Hook your class this Halloween with an interactive escape room based on INFERENCE! Students must read between the lines, gather context clues, and interpret images to decipher which character stole the candy! Please note this is a free demo. You can find the full version HERE. As they investigate, students will solve inference riddles, learn the difference between showing and telling (as it relates to indirect characterization) and make cause and effect connections between character actions and their motives by collating evidence. Focusing on problem-solving and interpreting evidence. Students must piece together different pieces of information in order to build up a compelling case for what happened. Check it out on my Blog here! This is a free demo for the complete lesson (40-90 minutes) for grades 6-10. It’s browser-based and auto-grading it is perfect for distance learning or home school, simply send your students a link and pin to get them started straight away. It also has different difficulty modes built-in so you can easily differentiate for your students. WHAT YOU GET: An interactive, gamified learning experience including: · 14 intro puzzles that teach the game · 10+ mini scenes where students have to note evidence or have to make a choice based on context clues · 5 photo images that students must interpret to figure out who stole the candy CCSS Codes: RL.5.1 RL.6.1 RL.7.1 RL.8.1 HOW TO USE: Go to this link: gogamewise.com/halloween/halloween.html Put in your game code (which you’ll find in the product file). Have fun and good luck! IMPORTANT NOTES: This game is online and needs an internet connection to work. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE…
Medium Times Tables BOOM Math Maze Game!
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Medium Times Tables BOOM Math Maze Game!

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Practice mixed times tables and engage your students with this FREE BOOM cards math game! The perfect alternative to a math worksheet, this freebie puzzle game will give students plenty of practice at mixed multiplication (at medium difficulty). The perfect math challenge for 2nd grade, 3rd grade or 4th grade. I’ve made this resource FREE so you can test out Math Maze products and see how they work! Captivate your class with these simple puzzles and engage even your most reluctant students in learning that is meaningful AND fun! Who said math had to be boring?! The game framework focuses on problem-solving, sequencing, and mastery. Students solve math to get the hero through the maze, and need to choose their path wisely because only the most accurate route will succeed! See my BLOG POST for more details or PREVIEW THE DECK right now! WHAT YOU GET: · 14 intro puzzles that teach the game · 10 math puzzles that gradually get harder as students progress ABOUT ME Hi I’m Gil, the teacher behind GameWise. I make fun educational games to inspire students and make education more fun for teachers too. I do this because education these days is more challenging than ever - if you’ve ever seen a tired teacher or a bored millennial, you’ll know what I mean! More and more students are disengaged in the classroom, but curriculum demands mean that many teachers are struggling to stay above water, let alone find the time to come up with new ideas for learning. might be interested in, and something really easy to use within existing platforms too (think Google classroom or Zoom, etc.) - simply your students a link and they’re good to go. The best part is that everything works in the browser, which means you can spend less time being the class tech support, and more time teaching. IMPORTANT NOTES: To use Boom Cards, you must be connected to the Internet. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge). Apps are available for Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires. For security and privacy, adults must have a Boom Learning account to use and assign Boom Cards. You will be able to assign the Boom Cards you are buying with “Fast Pins,” (play provides instant feedback for self-grading Boom Cards). Fast Play is always a free way for students to engage with Boom Cards decks. For additional assignment options, you’ll need a premium account.
Riddles in the Dark #1 (ELA riddles)
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Riddles in the Dark #1 (ELA riddles)

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**Suitable for distance learning! Challenge your students and friends with these tricky and original language riddles. You can use this puzzle game as a warm-up or fast finisher. A VERY handy resource for a substitute teacher or to keep students engaged at home! **What you get: 20-40 minutes of riddle challenges. The game contains 10 original riddles in a simple but fun game format - spend crystals to get three kinds of hints - word length scrambled letters mixed with fakes or a hint. A fun and engaging way to help students immerse themselves in metaphorical language. Problem-solving and lateral thinking challenges. Students can’t Google the answers (because the riddles are unique) so they have to think strategically and experience some delayed gratification! Distance learning and home school friendly Browser-based (play on any device with an internet connection -Laptops, ipads, phones, etc!) **To use this tool simply: Click on this link: Riddles in the Dark 1 Type in your game code (which you’ll find in your T&C product file). Have fun! Still not convinced? Here’s a sample riddle: I guard doors and windows from thieves in the night. I am the reaction of cowards in flight. The coil of cloth, the arrow from bow, The wrath of the Gods on mere mortals below. Hmmm…finding it tricky? Here’s a hint: The answer is _ _ _ _ letters long. Need another hint? What do gods strike mortals with when they’re angry? That’s right, you got it, the answer is… BOLT! -I hope you enjoyed that! ;)