Scoot is one of my all-time favorite games to play in French class! Students get to move, it’s fast-paced, and it makes reviewing for tests and quizzes so much more fun! If you need to review French vocabulary or practice verb conjugation with your classes, this is a great replacement for a worksheet.
Here’s how you play Scoot:
1. Make a list of questions that your classes need to review. You’ll need at least as many questions as you have students.
2. Put each question on a task card like this one:
3. Tape one task card on the corner of each student desk. I find that it’s easier to number the cards and place them in ascending order. This means that question 2 would be on the desk next to question 3, and question 4 would be on the next desk.
4. Pass out an answer sheet like this one:
5. Have students start at the desk they are at. So, if a student has the card with question 15 on his/her desk, that student would start at number 15 on the answer sheet.
6. Give students a time frame to answer the question on their desks. I like to do 30 seconds, but depending on the age and difficulty of questions, you might do as much as one minute.
7. At the end of the time frame, announce “Scoot!” and have the students scoot to the next desk. I say “Filez!” Students will continue until they’ve completed all of the questions.
8. The student at the last desk will move to desk 1. So, if you have 20 students and 20 questions, the student at desk 20 will answer his/her question and move to desk 1 for the next round.
9. When you are all done, check your answers together. I usually give a prize or a free homework pass to the student(s) who answer the most questions correctly.
Don’t want to make task cards? I’ve got tons of them at my TpT store!