What vocabulary terms have you learned in this course? When you learn new words, you can understand more. Vocabulary is important to become a better reader no matter what subject area.

The video below will review some important vocabulary terms you have been exposed to in this course. Play the game by choosing the correct definition for the vocabulary term.

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Connect Four Vocab Game

Let's play a fun vocabulary game. If you choose the correct answer, you will get to put in a chip.

Here is your game board. Are you ready? (pause)

What does indigenous mean?

a. the first, original, or native to an area (pause)
b. a geographical area (pause)
c. useful materials found in nature (pause)
d. moving around a lot (three-second pause)

Indigenous means "the first, original, or native to an area."

Here is one chip! Let's try another vocabulary word from this class.

What does democratic mean?

a. frontier settlements built by railroads (pause)
b. to give up territory, land, or power (pause)
c. a system of government by the people (pause)
d. an exchange of money for goods (three-second pause)

Democratic means "a system of government by the people."

That's a second chip! Are you ready for another word?

What is the constitution?

a. an introductory preamble (pause)
b. a document that establishes the government and law (pause)
c. a change or addition to a legal document (pause)
d. an economy where prices are determined by supply and demand (three-second pause)

The constitution is a document that establishes the government and law.

You have three in a row! Keep up the great work! Let's identify another definition for a word we have learned.

What was the Great Depression?

a. manufacturing of a large amount of standardized products (pause)
b. money required to pay the government (pause)
c. a 12-year economic crisis that began with the stock market crash (pause)
d. military conflicts beginning with domestic issues (three-second pause)

The Great Depression was a 12-year economic crisis that began with the stock market crash.

That is four in a row! You did it! That's Connect Four!

Congratulations! You know your Social Studies vocabulary.

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Question

What does democratic mean?

A system of government by the people.