Grade: 3rd-4th grade unit
Topics: Violence, popular culture
Social Justice Skills: Critical thinking
Created by Christine Tipton
Students determined a topic of interest, violence in video games. We explored the topic, graphing our classes video game data, reading non-fiction texts about the good and bad effects of video games, and finally speaking to an expert from the gaming industry. The unit was driven by student choice and student created questions. Students also decided on a final action step and learned to critically analyze the video games they play.
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