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Jeopardy Template

 The Jeopardy PowerPoint can be an excellent tool to use in the classroom to review and/or learn new content.  Students seem to love it because it is interactive and is a non-traditional teaching technique.  You are receiving a blank copy of the file and the instructions below will guide you through the process of modifying it for your classroom.

  1. Safe the Jeopardy Template (above) to your network folder
  2. Open PowerPoint
  3. When PowerPoint opens choose Open an existing presentation and click OK.
  4. A window will pop up.  Find the jeopardy.ppt file.
  5. Click Open
  6. The Jeopardy PowerPoint file opens showing the first slide.  It looks like the Jeopardy Game Show board. 
  7. Click on the first block which says “Category Heading”.  Type your first column heading..i.e. Vocabulary
  8. Repeat step 6 renaming each category heading
  9. After completing steps 6 and 7, you are now ready to begin entering your questions and answers.  On the Jeopardy game show contestants receive the answer and must give the question.  If you wish to give the students the question and have them answer it…it’s OK….it’s your game.
  10. Let’s enter questions. Scroll to the next slide. Slide 2 is your first answer, Slide 3 will be your first question…and so on.
  11. The best procedure for adding questions and answers is to write them down in a list.
  12. Refer to your list as you’re entering questions and answers on each page and you shouldn’t get lost.  Look below the buttons in the bottom left corner to see what slide you’re on.
  13. Click on each slide in the “Click to Add Title” box and enter your question or answer.  Repeat through Slides 2-51.  Save it and you’re done.


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1. Make every a question that the student needs to provide a written response to.

2. Print PowerPoint using the following options

HANDOUTS with only 3 Slides per page

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