GAME NAME:

FIFTH SOCIAL STUDIES 1

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CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

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Explanation

INCA FACTS

INCAS

AZTEC FACTS

AZTEC

MAPS:  GET THE MOST OUT OF

THEM

MAPS

KEY SOCIAL STUDIES VOCAB

WORDS

S. S.

WORDS

FACTS OF THE UNITED STATES

US FACTS

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT

AZTECS, INCAS, AND MAYAS

NATIVE

FACTS

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

THIS EXPLORER CONQUERED

THE INCAN CIVILIZATION

WHO IS PIZARRO.

THIS WAS THE CAPITAL CITY

OF THE AZTECS

WHAT IS

TENOCHTITLAN.

THESE GRAY LINES SHOW

BOUNDARIES BETWEEN

PLACES

WHAT ARE BOUNDARY

LINES.

THIS IS THE STUDY OF PAST

EVENTS AND PEOPLE

WHAT IS HISTORY.

THIS COUNTRY IS FOURTH IN

SIZE AFTER RUSSIA, CANADA,

AND CHINA

WHAT IS THE UNITED

STATES.

THIS TYPE OF FOOD (TYPE OF

CORN) WAS THE AZTECS MAIN

FOOD ITEM

WHAT IS MAIZE

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

THEIR HOMES WERE BUILT

MOSTLY ON HIGHLANDS ON

THE STEEP SLOPES OF THIS

MOUNTAIN CHAIN

WHAT IS THE ANDES

MOUNTAINS.

HUITZILOPOCHTLI IS THEIR

MOST IMPORTANT GOD AND IS

ALSO KNOWN AS THIS

WHAT IS THE SUN GOD.

THIS TELLS WHICH DIRECTION

ON THE MAP IS NORTH

WHAT IS THE COMPASS

ROSE.

THIS IS THE STUDY OF THE

EARTH AND HOW PEOPLE USE

IT

WHAT IS GEOGRAPHY.

THIS IS THE APPROXIMATE

POPULATION OF THE US

WHAT IS 250,000,000

THE INCAS RAISED THESE

SMALL PETS FOR FOOD

WHAT ARE GUINEA

PIGS.

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

THIS WAS THE CAPITAL CITY

OF THE INCAS

WHAT IS CUZCO.

THIS EXPLORER CONQUERED

THE AZTEC AND DESTROYED

THEIR EMPIRE

WHO IS CORTEZ?

THIS SYMBOL ALLOWS YOU TO

TELL THE DISTANCES

BETWEEN PLACES

WHAT IS THE SCALE

THIS IS THE PATTERN OF

WEATHER THAT A PLACE HAS

OVER A PERIOD OF YEARS

WHAT IS CLIMATE.

THIS IS THE APPROXIMATE

AREA OF THE UNITED STATES

WHAT IS 3.6 MILLION

SQUARE MILES.

THIS WAS THE LARGEST

NATIVE AMERICAN SOCIETY

WHO ARE THE INCAS

CLUE 4

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800 POINTS


Response 4

THE INCAS BUILT A VAST

NETWORK OF THESE IN THEIR

EMPIRE

WHAT ARE ROADS.

ORDINARY PEOPLE LIVED ON

THESE ISLANDS MADE BY

PILING UP PLANTS AND STICKY

MUD FROM THE LAKE

WHAT ARE CHINAMPAS.

THESE LINES WHICH RUN FROM

EAST TO WEST AND FROM

NORTH TO SOUTH ARE USED

TO LOCATE PLACES

WHAT ARE LATITUDE

AND LONGITUDE.

THIS IS AN AREA WITH ONE OR

MORE COMMON

CHARACTERISTICS THAT

MAKE IT DIFFERENT FROM

SURROUNDING AREAS

WHAT IS A REGION.

THE US TAKES UP ABOUT THIS

% OF THE WORLD'S LAND AREA

WHAT IS 6

IN THE AZTEC CULTURE A BOY

BECAME A MAN ONLY AFTER

HE CAPTURED THIS FIRST

WHAT IS A PRISONER

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

THE NAME OF THEIR SUN GOD

WHO IS INTI.

THIS BALL GAME WAS PLAYED

BETWEEN TEAMS USING

RUBBER BALLS ON AN I SHAPED

COURT

WHAT IS TLACHTLI

THIS BOX EXPLAINS THE

SYMBOLS USED ON A MAP

WHAT IS THE KEY.

THIS IS AN AREA MADE UP OF A

LARGE CITY OR SEVERAL

LARGE CITIES AND THE

SURROUNDING TOWNS, CITIES,

AND OTHER COMMUNITIES

WHAT IS A

METROPOLITAN AREA.

THE US HAS THIS % OF THE

WORLD'S POPULATION

WHAT IS 5

THIS CULTURE WAS ONE OF

ONLY TWO TO ESTABLISH

CITIES IN THE RAINFOREST

WHO ARE THE MAYAS.

 CATEGORY:   

MAYA MONEY SYSTEM  

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 CLUE:   

MAYA MERCHANTS OFTENUSED THESE, WHICH THEY LAIDOUT ON THE GROUND, TO DOTHEIR MATH CALCULATIONS  

 Response:   

COCOA BEANS

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CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

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CATEGORY

Explanation

NAME THESE EXPLORERS

THAT BEGIN WITH THE LETTER

C

C THESE

EXPLORE

THE MAYAN CULTURE

MAYAS

GEOGRAPHIC TERMS

GEO

TERMS

WHO LIVED HERE

MAP IT

REGIONS OF THE US

REGIONS

EXPLORATION VOCABULARY

EXPLORE

VOCAB

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

I SAILED TO THE NEW WORLD

AND PROVED THE WORLD WAS

NOT FLAT

WHO WAS COLUMBUS

THE MAYA WERE FAMOUS FOR

BUILDING THESE

WHAT ARE PYRAMIDS

THIS IS THE NAME FOR LAND

THAT BORDERS THE OCEAN

WHAT IS THE COAST

THIS NATIVE CULTURE LIVED

HERE (LOOK AT MAP 1)

WHO ARE THE INCAS

THE FLAT LAND ALONG THE

ATLANTIC OCEAN AND GULF

OF MEXICO

WHAT IS THE COASTAL

PLAIN

THIS SERIES OF WARS WAS

FOUGHT BETWEEN CHRISTIANS

AND MUSLIMS TO CONTROL

THE HOLY LAND

WHAT ARE THE

CRUSADES

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

THESE SPANISH EXPLORERS

ATTACKED MANY NATIVE

AMERICAN SOCIETIES AND

CLAIMED THEIR LANDS AND

GOLD FOR SPAIN

WHO ARE THE

CONQUISTADORS

THE MAYAS ORIGINATED ON

THIS PENINSULA

WHAT IS THE YUCATAN

THIS IS AN AREA OF LAND

SURROUNDED BY WATER

WHAT IS AN ISLAND

THIS NATIVE CULTURE LIVED

HERE (LOOK AT MAP 2)

WHO ARE THE AZTECS

PENNSYLVANIA IS LOCATED IN

THIS REGION

WHAT IS THE

APPALACHIAN HIGHLANDS

THE LANDS AND PEOPLES

RULED BY A POWERFUL RULER

OR GROUP

WHAT IS AN EMPIRE

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

IN 1500 THIS EXPLORER

CLAIMED BRAZIL FOR

PORTUGAL

WHO IS CABRAL

THE MAYAS SHAPED THIS SON

THEIR CHILDREN'S BODIES BY

TYING A BOARD TO IT

WHAT IS THEIR

FOREHEAD

THIS IS A PART OF AN OCEAN

OR LAKE THAT IS PARTLY

ENCLOSED BY LAND

WHAT IS  BAY

THIS NATIVE CULTURE LIVED

HERE (LOOK AT MAP 3)

WHO ARE THE MAYAS

THIS REGION IS LOCATED

ALONG THE COAST OF THE

PACIFIC OCEAN

WHAT IS THE PACIFIC

WEST

A PERSON WHO MAKES MAPS

WHAT IS A

CARTOGRAPHER

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

THIS EXPLORER AND HIS FLEET

OF FOUR SHIPS DISAPPEARED

AND WERE NEVER SEEN AGAIN

WHO IS CORONADO

THIS HAPPENED TO THE

LOSING TEAM IN POK-A-TOK

WHAT IS SACRIFICED

THIS IS A NARROW WATERWAY

THAT CONNECTS TWO LARGER

BODIES OF WATER

WHAT IS A STRAIT

THIS WAS THE FIRST GREAT

KINGDOM IN AFRICA (LOOK AT

MAP 4)

WHO WAS GHANA

THIS IS THE REGION BETWEEN

THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS AND

THE INTERIOR LOWLANDS-A

LARGE FLAT FAIRLY DRY AREA

WHAT IS THE GREAT

PLAINS.

THE WAY IN WHICH NATURAL

RESOURCES AND WORKERS

ARE USED TO PRODUCE

GOODS AND SERVICES

WHAT IS ECONOMY

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

THIS SPANIARD EXPLORED THE

AMERICAN SOUTHWEST

LOOKING FOR THE LEGENDARY

CITY OF CIBOLA

THIS NUMBER IS WHAT THE

MAYAN MATH SYSTEM WAS

BASED ON

WHAT IS 20

THIS IS AN AREA FORMED BY

SOIL WASHED DOWNSTREAM

BY A RIVER

WHAT IS A DELTA

GHANA WAS CONQUERED BY

THIS KINGDOM (LOOK AT MAP

5)

WHO WAS MALI

THIS REGION IS LOCATED

BETWEEN THE ROCKY

MOUNTAINS AND THE

MOUNTAINS OF THE PACIFIC

WEST

WHAT IS THE

INTERMONTANE WEST

THE ISLANDS OF INDONESIA

WHAT ARE THE EAST

INDIES

 CATEGORY:   

MAYA MONEY SYSTEM  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

MAYA MERCHANTS OFTENUSED THESE, WHICH THEY LAIDOUT ON THE GROUND, TO DOTHEIR MATH CALCULATIONS  

 Response:   

COCOA BEANS

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