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23 resources with the keyterm video games

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Beyond Black and White

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students critically examine the portrayal of minorities in video games and other forms of entertainment and assess the role of racial stereotyping. They keep a log of media minority portrayals and respond to their findings.
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Diversity in Media: Looking Critically at What We See

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
This learning experience fosters awareness of representations we see, and don't see, in the media. Learners list TV programs, games, and films they enjoy, identify characters' ethnic, religious, (dis)ability, and sexual orientation...
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Collateral Damage? Researching a Connection Between Video Games and Violence

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Hook your class into an exploration of and discussion about violence in video games with a cute animal clip and a video game trailer. After a quick discussion about how media can affect mood, class members read a related article and...
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Should Video Games be Regulated?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Persuade your pupils to take a stance on a variety of issues. Warm up with an activity that has class members walk to a yes or no sign based on their opinion. They then fill out a graphic organizer with persuasive arguments. After they...
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Video Game Violence: Explore Possible Impacts

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Introduce middle schoolers to the issue of video game violence with a multifaceted approach. Learners complete a gaming survey, as well as read and discuss a news feature about violent video game sales and a handout on stimulus...
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Violence and Video Games

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Widespread video gaming makes this content relevant and high interest. Developing youth awareness about the impact of violence in games is important to promote literacy, critical thinking, health, and consumer awareness. After reading...
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First Person

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the relationship between video games and actual population. Example: A 2005 study showed Latino youth play at higher rates than other groups, but there are no Latino playable characters. They watch a brief video...
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Facing TV Violence: Consequences and Media Violence

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Make your class aware of the difference between media violence and real violence. Using prior knowledge, a video clip, and a worksheet, class members explore and discuss the unrealistic portrayal of violence in the media. Learners...
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Student Opinion: Do You Spend Too Much Time on Smart Phones Playing 'Stupid Games'?

For Students 7th - 12th
This versatile resource from The New York Times website provides a short opinion piece on smart phones and the amount of time we spend playing games on them as well as several possible writing prompts pupils could consider in response to...
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Math in Video Games

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Relate math to video games by investigating the making of video games and where in the game math is used to make the game work. Learners will work on communication and problem solving strategies in this engaging lesson.
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Video Gaming Package

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students create packaging and a presentation to promote a new video game to their classmates. In this video game lesson plan, students survey each other on the ultimate video game and present their presentations through media arts.
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Violent Video Games

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine violence in video games. In this American history instructional activity, students read an article on the link between video games and violence. High schoolers respond to discussion questions and debate the topic.
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Integrating the Nintendo Wii in Adaptive Physical Education

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Bring gaming into the classroom as part of a physical education lesson. Learners with disabilities participate in various physical activities using the Nintendo Wii. They use the video game system not only to play different sports, but...
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Credit and Interest

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students investigate annual percentage rate and credit cards. In this algebra lesson, students investigate how a non-profit business runs. They define the difference between grants and loans and calculate interest that could be...
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The Inside Dope on Video Games

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars explore the claim that video games that glorify violence and illegal activities also promote such activities in the real world. They choose sides and perform a mock trial on the issue.
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Playing Dirty

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students consider the effects of video games on students. In this current events lesson, students visit selected websites to study video game ratings, their effects on children, and the violence in the games.
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Comprehension Questions for The Best Way to Play

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this comprehension questions for The Best Way to Play worksheet, students read the book, then answer 11 comprehension questions about the story about video games written by Bill Cosby.
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Video Games Day

For Students 7th - 8th
In this video games day worksheet, students read or listen to a passage, then match phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct words, unscramble words and sentences, write discussion questions and conduct a survey.
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Saving and Spending

For Students 4th - 5th
In this financial education worksheet, students explore the concepts of saving and spending. Students read a four paragraph text about buying video games and answer 5 essay questions.
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Video Games Day- July 8th

For Students 7th - 8th
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn that July 8th is 'Video Games Day.' Students write whether or not they enjoy playing video games, the reason why or why not, and list their favorite game. Students determine if video games...
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Video Gaming

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students participate in the debate over the merits of video gaming, especially those based on violent scenarios. They get inside the box and take a tour behind the scenes to see what makes these games-and gamers-tick.
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Virtual Connections

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use prior knowledge to develop a survey on their peers' habits and preferences regarding video games and online gaming. They examine the social aspect of online gaming by discussing "Where Warriors and Ogres Lock Arms Instead of...
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Couch Potato

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this leisure time word search, students analyze 12 words in a word bank that pertain to being a "couch potato" and playing video games. Students locate the words in a word search puzzle.