The two boards shown above I have created
for my classroom. The first on was created with poster board, and
the second one was created for the Promethean Board.
using Homeworkopoly during the 2008-2009 school year. I used
Ms. Jensen's classroom website
as a resource to developing my Homeworkopoly board. Please visit her
for how she uses this incentive in her classroom.
play this game once a week. I play my game each Monday afternoon. I
do this, because I know for a fact that all work from the previous
week has been turned in on time. Students are allowed to play if and
only if they have turned in ALL work in on time. The game is played
the same way as the original game.
When I started making
my board, I actually went to the original game board to see how it
was set up. I then gave each "property" a name that had to do with
school. School Lunch Box and Backpack Cards are modeled after
Community Chest and Chance Cards. Instead of "Parking", I have
"Extra Recess". One of the pockets at the top is labeled "Extra
Recess". This is where the students put their fines. Any student who
lands on the "Extra Recess" space, they win the money. The game
board also has Detention. Students must pay $100 get out of
Detention. Each time a student makes it around the board, they earn
Students are able to buy the
properties. Once a property has been purchased, any student who
lands on that property owes the owner money. The students loved this
part of the game. At the end of each nine weeks, students have to
return the property cards, and we start the game over.
Click on the images below
for copies of the pieces for Homeworkopoly. All of these resources
are for classroom use only. Do not link directly to the PDFs from
your websites, but you may link directly to this webpage. Thank your
for your consideration.
2010-2011 school year, we will be playing Homeworkopoly on the
Promethean Board. Click here to
download the ActivInspire Flipchart.
Property Cards 1
Property Cards 2
Property Cards 3
Backpack Cards 1
Backpack Cards 2
School Lunch Box Cards 1
School Lunch Box Cards 2
Stickers for the game boards
The Backpack Cards, School
Lunch Box Cards, and Stickers are printed on Avery Labels. I printed
the Property Cards on cardstock.