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Computer(s), Internet access, projector (if used as an in class activity)

Activity Description

Quizizz is a game based website that allows students to play games and compete against each other either in class or from home. Quizizz can be use as a prediction activity to find out what students already know about a topic or it can be used as a review to find out what was learned. You can create and play quizzes live or for homework.. They can be accessed by the students using any device with a Web browser including a laptop, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Android, Chromebook, or desktop computer. An app is NOT necessary to participate in a Quizizz activity.


  1. Get a Quizizz account and practice making and playing games
  2. Select Public (In top navigation bar) and peruse games already made.
  3. Find one on your topic area and select the Duplicate button (below the Play and Homework buttons).
  4. Open your duplicate game and select Edit.
  5. Tweak it to fit your class and select Finish.


  1. Quizizz is best used as a homework activity. Select homework and you will get detailed instructions to send your students to do the quiz at home.
  2. Assign a quiz on Friday and do a whole class check of results on Monday.
  3. Use the reports section to see how well students understand key concepts.
  4. Revisit any topics that revealed lack of understanding from the Quizizz.

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  • You can also play this game live in the classroom.


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Basic Communication

  • (0.1) Communicate in interpersonal interactions
  • (0.2) Communicate regarding personal information

Basic Communication

  • (1.8) Demonstrate financial literacy skills
  • (1.6) Understand consumer protection measures
  • (1.5) Understand how to manage household finances
  • (1.9) Understand how to purchase and maintain an automobile and interpret driving regulations
  • (1.4) Understand methods and procedures to obtain housing and related services
  • (1.7) Understand procedures for the care, maintenance, and use of personal possessions
  • (1.1) Use measurement and money

Basic Communication

  • (2.7) Understand aspects of society and culture
  • (2.3) Understand concepts of time and weather
  • (2.8) Understand how to access and use educational systems and services
  • (2.2) Understand how to locate and use different types of transportation and interpret travel related information
  • (2.5) Use community agencies and services
  • (2.6) Use leisure time resources and facilities
  • (2.4) Use mailing and shipping services
  • (2.1) Use the telephone and similar communication systems

Basic Communication

  • (3.6) Understand basic health and medical information
  • (3.5) Understand basic principles of health maintenance
  • (3.4) Understand basic safety measures and health risks

Basic Communication

  • (4.6) Communicate effectively in the workplace
  • (4.7) Effectively manage workplace resources
  • (4.1) Understand basic principles of getting a job
  • (4.4) Understand concepts and materials related to job performance and training
  • (4.2) Understand wages, benefits, employee rights, and concepts of employee organizations
  • (4.3) Understand work-related safety standards and procedures

Basic Communication

  • (5.3) Understand an individual's legal rights and responsibilities and procedures for obtaining legal advice
  • (5.6) Understand civic responsibilities and activities
  • (5.8) Understand concepts of economics
  • (5.2) Understand historical and geographical information
  • (5.4) Understand information about taxes and fees
  • (5.7) Understand issues related to science and ethics
  • (5.5) Understand the functions of government
  • (5.1) Understand voting and the political process

Basic Communication

  • (6.2) Compute using decimal fractions
  • (6.3) Compute using fractions
  • (6.1) Compute using whole numbers
  • (6.4) Compute with percents, rate, ratio, and proportion
  • (6.6) Demonstrate measurement skills
  • (6.7) Interpret data from graphs and compute averages
  • (6.5) Use expressions, equations, and formulas
  • (6.8) Use statistics and probability

Basic Communication

  • (7.2) Demonstrate ability to use critical thinking skills
  • (7.3) Demonstrate ability to use problem-solving skills
  • (7.4) Demonstrate study skills
  • (7.7) Demonstrate the ability to use information and communication technology
  • (7.6) Demonstrate the ability to view the media critically
  • (7.1) Identify or demonstrate effective skills and practices in accomplishing goals
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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN200091-A2 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.