History of Board Games
Research the following:
Ancient Middle East
_ Project Directions:
1. As a group, decide who will research each board game.
2. Research the history of your selected board games. /*
3. Learn how to play each game you a responsible for.
4. Teach the rest of your group how to play your games and explain its history.
5. Every student in the group should understand how to play each board game and give information about the history of each game.
6. Using a variety of materials design and construct game boards and playing pieces for each game.
7. As a group design a tri-fold display for your project. Include a title, research, pictures, project description, & all group member names. (See tri-fold handout)
Be prepared to present your project and explain how to play your games.
Play on-line Games
http://inventors.about.com/gi/o.htm?zi=1/XJ&zTi=1&sdn=inventors&cdn=money&tm=297&f=20&su=p284.12.336 - inventors.about.com
http://inventors.about.com/gi/o.htm?zi=1/XJ&zTi=1&sdn=inventors&cdn=money&tm=154&f=20&su=p284.12.336 - inventors.about.com
http://inventors.about.com/gi/o.htm?zi=1/XJ&zTi=1&sdn=inventors&cdn=money&tm=98&f=20&su=p284.12.336. - inventors.about.com
History of Games Websites
History of Board Games for Kids! - www.historyforkids.org
A History of Board Games - www.ccgs.com
String Games and String Figures - www.squidoo.com
Roman Board Games - www.aerobiologicalengineering.com
How to Play the Game of Rota (Roman Tic-Tac-Toe) - www.squidoo.com
Toys, Games, and Pets - Ancient Rome for Kids - rome.mrdonn.org
Roman Board Games - ablemedia.com
THE NOTORIOUS GAME BETWEEN ACHILLES AND AJAX (AIAS) - www.tavliinfo.gr
Africa and the prehistoric origin of board games and chess - Part 1 - www.beforebc.de
Game8 - www.modaruniversity.org
History of Games Timeline - historicgames.com