writing games for social change

Writing Games for Social Change: English 9 and Game Design

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Access lesson planning materials for Writing Games for Social Change: English 9 and Game Design. Copy any document (or download the entire GoogleFolder) to modify the curriculum for your students. Add to the folder by sending your version of any document to Carolina.Reyes@ucop.edu.

Materials were compiled/developed at the UCCI Teacher Exchange, Clairemont High School, San Diego, on Oct 6-7, 2016.

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Find details for each key assignment on the course description.

Kick off the course with this fantastic overview on “Defining Your Narrative” (created by Teacher Leader Trudi Perkins).

Sunshine Sketches-Listen and Draw Activity Outline” helps students identify social issues. As students learn about characters and events in the story, they begin to see the humanity in each character, as well as their ethical and moral flaws and those within the society of Mariposa.  

GarageGames (GG) Interactive has a great set of lesson plans on game design.

The Institute of Play Design Pack can serve as a reference guide for the course.