They Met the Challenge

Social Studies Activity

This activity is a card game that encourages students to choose a role model, learn about that person, and share the information with others.



  1. Explain to students that they will be creating a card game based on real people who have "met the challenge." Have students discuss their nominees for the game and their reasons for considering them.

  2. Give students the following guidelines for creating a deck of cards:

  3. Each student should create at least one set of cards that include one Identity Card and four Fact Cards.

  4. Explain the rules of the game, as follows:


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