Teacher Review For Free Rice

Great way to review or simply expose students to new vocabulary.

Kate S.
Educator
Gale-Ettrick-Tremp High School
Galesville, WI
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My Grades 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts
My Rating 4
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Individual
Knowledge gain
Practice
Great with Advanced learners
General
How I Use It
* Review before testing * Option for use after in-class work is complete * Extra credit
My Take
I introduced Free Rice to my English 10 and English 11 students, and they loved it. The website has expanded quite a bit from it's original game, allowing students to choose their starting level so that the questions were challenging enough to meet each individual student's needs. There is also an option to change languages and/or subjects making the site a valuable review tool for classes across the curriculum. The best part, my students felt empowered not only as they answered questions correctly, but also as they saw their "rice bowl" being filled to help people in disadvantaged countries.