This summer ABC has revived some popular game shows (Gonzalez, 2016). Because I wish to use them thoughtfully, I have been slow to adopt classroom games. Still, I’m reviving a game of my own.
I posted about games in 2013. Shortly afterward I took a professional development course where I had to create a game. I thought of how different sources do different jobs. Then I remembered the What’s My Line? revival from childhood (What’s my line?, n.d.). Players can guess a person’s occupation. Why can’t they guess a source’s occupation?
The game has sat on my computer since that time. For face-to-face classes I rarely get to cover source types in detail. Besides, I question how familiar What’s My Line? is to most people. All the same I’m seeing what I can do to re-work it. Stay tuned!
Gonzalez, S. (2016, August 4). ABC renews retro game show block. CNN Wire Service. Retrieved from http://www.cnnnewsource.com/digital-services/#cnn-wire
What’s my line?: TV series, 1968-1975. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0133323/