The Game of Life
Kind of Activity:
to understand how games can function as allegories as well
Common Core Standards:
Working in small groups, students will design a game that's meant to advance a particular point of view and promote a particular behavior.
As a class, generate a list of existing games (all types of games) that promote a behavior or ideology, intentionally or un-. You may want to pre-populate the list with some familiar, low tech examples, like the board games Monopoly (capitalism) or Life (middle class values).
Then, generate a second list of additional values or...
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