MIDDLE SCHOOL GAMES


A CASE OF THE MONDAYS

  • Game Designer: Kim Alvarado
  • Content Area: Math and Science
  • Recommended Ages: Middle School
  • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
  • Suggested Time:  45 minutes

 


ANNE OF GREEN GABLES

  • Game Designer: Mary Chisolm
  • Content Area: English, Language Arts
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary and Middle Grades
  • Ideal Group Size:  Small Groups
  • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS

  • Game Designer: Nicole Cremeens
  • Content Area: Langauge Arts
  • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
  • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
  • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

 

 


 AMNESIUM

  • Game Designer: Kim Alvarado
  • Content Area: Math
  • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades, High School
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group
  • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

AU TEMPS DE LOUIS XIV

  • Game Designer: Yanaelle Cornez and Lenny Dutton
  • Content Area: Modern Language, French Classification
  • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group
  • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

BABYLONIAN TREASURE HUNT

  • Game Designer: Abby Kuntz
  • Content Area: Math
  • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group
  • Suggested Time: 45  minutes

THE BELL THAT NEVER RINGS

  • Game Designer: Melanie Haynes
  • Content Area: Cross Curricular
  • Recommended Ages: Middle School (3 versions of game)
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group
  • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

BACK TO REALITY

  • Game Designer: Adam Bellow and Patti Harju
  • Content Area: Math
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary and Middle School
  • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
  • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

 


    THE BFG

    • Game Designer: Patti Harju
    • Content Area: Reading, Language Arts
    • Recommended Ages: Elementary and Middle School
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    CAPTURE THE IPADS

    • Game Designer: Jennifer Oldani
    • Content Area: Math
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Small Group
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

     


    CAUGHT IN THE CODE

    • Game Designer: Patti Harju
    • Content Area: Computer Programming
    • Recommended Ages: 7-12
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 Minutes

    CAVEMeN CRIMEA

    • Game Designer: Matthew Gudenius
    • Content Area: Math
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    CLAIRE LEVINE ET SON ROBOT

    • Game Designer: Nicole Naditz
    • Content Area: Modern Language, French
    • Recommended Ages: Middle School, High School
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    COLT WILDER'S CAVE ESCAPE

    • Game Designer: Nathan Karstulovich
    • Content Area: English, Math
    • Recommended Ages: Middle School
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    COMMANDER IN MIS-CHIEF

    • Game Designer: Joe Welch
    • Content Area: Social Studies
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Large Group
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    COMPETITION CALAMITY!

    • Game Designer: Kira Sink
    • Content Area: Music, Band
    • Recommended Ages:  Middle School
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 30 minutes

    CONFUCIUS SAYS

    • Game Designer: Heather Levine
    • Content Area: Social Studies
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time:  45 minutes

    CRAZY JUDAH'S SECRET

    • Game Designer: Wendy Rouse
    • Content Area: History
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    DR. BORE AND THE QUEST FOR HOPE

    • Game Designer: James Sanders and Hayley Milliman
    • Content Area: Science
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time:  45 minutes

    EMPIRE RECORDS BREAKOUT

    • Game Designer: Noah Lourie
    • Content Area: Music
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    FACT OR OPINION: SAVE THE BREAKOUTS

    • Game Designer: Nicole Cremeens
    • Content Area: Language Arts
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    FITNESS STOP

    • Game Designer: Jenny Barreau
    • Content Area: Physical Education
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    FORCES OF FLIGHT

    • Game Designer: Michelle Burke
    • Content Area: Science
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    FORTUNE'S FOOL - ROMEO & JULIET

    • Game Designer: Jon Spike
    • Content Area: English, Language Arts
    • Recommended Ages: Middle School, High School
    • Ideal Group Size: Small Group
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    FREE HELMUTH

    • Game Designer: Free Helmuth
    • Content Area: Language Arts
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    THE GAFE GAUNTLET

    • Game Designer: Ann Brucker
    • Content Area: Computer Science
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    THE GREAT WALL

    • Game Designer: Matthew Gudenius
    • Content Area: Math, Ratio, Percent, China
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    THE ILLUMINATI ALIENS

    • Game Designer: Katie Schroeder & 7th Grade Students
    • Content Area: Math
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Small Group
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    INDIA'S KARMA CON

    • Game Designer: Heather LeVine
    • Content Area: Social Studies
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    IT'S ALL GREEK TO ME

    • Game Designer: Laurie Ladouceur
    • Content Area: History
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Small Group
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    KEYSTONE STATE BREAKOUT

    • Game Designer: Lisa Butler
    • Content Area: Social Studies
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    THE LAKE HOUSE

    • Game Designer: Adrianne Burns
    • Content Area: Math
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time:  45 minutes

    THE LAST SYMPHONY

    • Game Designer: Jenny Barreau, Elliott Rittenberry, Paula Parker
    • Content Area: Music, Band, Choir
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Large Group
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    LES PIERRES PRÉCIEUSES PIQUÉES

    • Game Designer: Jody Meacher
    • Content Area: Math, Modern Language
    • Recommended Ages: Elementary, Middle School
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    LINEAR EQUATIONS VS THE AVENGERS

    • Game Designer: Patiricia Mulqueen
    • Content Area: Math
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    LINEAR THOUGHT

    • Game Designer: Kimberly Gile
    • Content Area: Math, Algebra I
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades, High School
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    THE LOST COLONY

    • Game Designer: Chris Scott
    • Content Area: History
    • Recommended Ages: Middle School, High School
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    LOST IN TIME: NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY

    • Game Designer: Minecraft Education Team
    • Content Area: Math, History
    • Recommended Ages: Elementary, Middle, and High School
    • Ideal Group Size: Small Group
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    THE LOST LINCOLN LETTER

    • Game Designer: Chris Housepin
    • Content Area: History
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    LOST PHONE AT THE ZOO

    • Game Designer:  Danielle Fagan
    • Content Area: Math
    • Recommended Ages: 10-14
    • Ideal Group Size: 20+
    • Suggested Time:  45 Minutes

    THE MAD ENGINEER: HEIST

    • Game Designer: Chris Aviles
    • Content Area: STEM
    • Recommended Ages: Middle School
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    THE MIGHTY PEN

    • Game Designer: Kern Kelley
    • Content Area: ENGLISH / LANGUAGE ARTS
    • Recommended Ages: 13+
    • Ideal Group Size: 4-8 players
    • Suggested Time: 45 Minutes

    THE MISSING ASSIGNMENT

    • Game Designer: Kim Alvarado
    • Content Area: Math
    • Recommended Ages: Middle School, High School
    • Ideal Group Size: Small Group
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    MISSING MOAI

    • Game Designer: Donna Everett
    • Content Area:  Math, History
    • Recommended Ages:  Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Small Group
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    MONTEZUMA AND FRIENDS

    • Game Designer: Lisa Butler
    • Content Area: Social Studies
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    MYTHOLOGY AROUND THE WORLD

    • Game Designer: CindyLou Hansen
    • Content Area: Language Arts, English
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Small Group
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    THE OUTSIDERS

    • Game Designer: Tiffany Whitehead
    • Content Area: Langage Arts
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    PAX

    • Game Designer: Jeff Hennigar
    • Content Area: Language Arts, Reading
    • Recommended Ages: Elementary and Middle School
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    THE PILLARS OF ASHOKA

    • Game Designer: Matthew Gudenius
    • Content Area: Math
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    PYTHAGORA'S LAST THEOREM

    • Game Designer: Trever Reeh
    • Content Area: Math, Algebra, Geometry
    • Recommended Ages: Middle School, High School
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    THE RISE OF THE ISLAMIC EMPIRES

    • Game Designer: Carissa Shaw
    • Content Area: History
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    THE ROAD TO THE REVOLUTION

    • Game Designer: Michele Osinski
    • Content Area: History
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time:  45 minutes

    ROBOT APOCALYPSE

    • Game Designer: Chris Paulter
    • Content Area: Computer Science
    • Recommended Ages: Middle School
    • Ideal Group Size: Small Group
    • Suggested Time: 45minutes

    RENAISSANCE ART HEIST

    • Game Designer: Ali Halsey
    • Content Area: History
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    SAVE THE GARDEN! SEEDFOLKS

    • Game Designer: Julie Powell
    • Content Area:  Language Arts
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades, High School
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    TO SAVE THE EMPEROR

    • Game Designers: Tyler Pincus and Hayley Milliman
    • Content Area: History
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    THE SHOT HEARD ROUND THE WORLD

    • Game Designer: Micah Shippee
    • Content Area: American History
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Years
    • Ideal Group Size: 3 groups of 4-8 students
    • Suggested Time: 45 Minutes

    SNEAKY SNOW SNATCHER

    • Game Designer: Aubrey Yeh and Moriah Yeh
    • Content Area: Science, Social Studies
    • Recommended Ages: Elementary, Middle School
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    Sneaky Sun Snatcher

    • Game Designer: Aubrey and Moriah  Yeh
    • Content Area: General Interest, Science, Weather, Planets, Math
    • Recommended Ages: Elementary and Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Elementary, Middle School
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    THE SPYDER HEIST

    • Game Designer: Jody Meacher
    • Content Area: Math
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Years
    • Ideal Group Size: 10-20
    • Suggested Time: 45 Minutes

    SPYDER SAFEHOUSE

    • Game Designer: Jody Meacher
    • Content Area: Math
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size:  Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    STOP THE HEART ATTACK

    • Game Designer: Becky Foellmer
    • Content Area: Physical Education
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Small Group
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    TEAMWORK

    • Game Designer: Jeanine Huebner
    • Content Area: 
    • Recommended Ages: Version 1 - Middle, Version 2 - Elementary
    • Ideal Group Size:  15+ 
    • Suggested Time: 45 Minutes

    THIS IS SPARTA!

    • Game Designer: Warren Peterson
    • Content Area: History
    • Recommended Ages: Middle School
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    THE TIMEKEEPER - A JOURNEY THROUGH ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA

    • Game Designer:Mason Parker
    • Content Area: History
    • Recommended Ages: Middle School
    • Ideal Group Size: 15-20
    • Suggested Time: 45 Minutes

    THINGS NOT SEEN

    • Game Designer: Alex Rummelhart
    • Content Area: English Language Arts
    • Recommended Ages: Middle School
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    TURING TIME TRIAL

    • Game Designer: Emma Morgan
    • Content Area: Math
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    UNITS MATTER - A VISIT WITH COUSIN GERTRUDE

    • Game Designer: Jean McGrogan
    • Content Area: Math
    • Recommended Ages: Middle School, High School
    • Ideal Group Size: Small Group
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    UTOPIA OR DISTOPIA

    • Game Designer: Sara Johnson 
    • Content Area: English (ELA)
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: 4-8 players
    • Suggested Time:  45 minutes

    WE CAN'T STOP READING - GLOBAL GAME 1

    • Game Designer: Christian Negre Walczak - Spain, Fanny Passeport - India, Terra-Lee Gratton - Canada, Edie Erickson - United States, Nick Brierley- Australia
    • Content Area: Reading, Language Arts, Geography
    • Recommended Ages: Middle School and High School
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    WE CAN'T STOP READING - GLOBAL GAME 2

    • Game Designers:  Giovanna Bicego, Italy, Mario Eleftheros, Canada, Tyson Spraul, China,  Angela Lee, New Zealand and Kristi Lonheim, Saudi Arabia
    • Content Area: Reading, Language Arts, Geography
    • Recommended Ages: ElementaryMiddle School and High School
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD

    • Game Designer: Kim Gohla, Jessica Loucks, Kathryn Parker
    • Content Area: World Geography
    • Recommended Ages: Middle School
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    WHAT CAN YOU NOTICE AND NOTE?

    • Game Designer: Rachel Tambornino
    • Content Area: Reading
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades, High School, Adult
    • Ideal Group Size: Small Group
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    WILD ABOUT READING

    • Game Designers: Caroline Matkowski, Jeff Hennigar, Patti Harju
    • Content Area:  ELA, Reading
    • Recommended Ages: Upper Elementary
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

    Inspired by The Wild Robot by Peter Brown,  2017 Global Read Aloud Selection. 


    THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DEWEY

    • Game Designer: Lenny Dutton
    • Content Area: Library Media
    • Recommended Ages: Middle Grades
    • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class
    • Suggested Time: 45 minutes

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