Evolution of Video Games-L3 02

Evolution of Video Games-L3 02

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This lesson traces the journey of video games from their beginnings to present day, highlighting their advancements and impacts on society. Students will also create a timeline of video game history, applying research, digital literacy, and presentation skills.

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Tracing the evolution of video games and observing their societal impact can inspire students about the power of technology and creativity.

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Learning Intentions

โ€ข We are learning about the evolution of video games. โ€ข We are learning to create a timeline of video game history. โ€ข We are learning to present our findings effectively.

Success Criteria

โ€ข I can explain the evolution of video games. โ€ข I can create a detailed timeline of video game history. โ€ข I can present my findings clearly and accurately.

Hints and tips

1. Remember to use reliable sources and fact-check your research. 2. For the timeline, consider using different colors or symbols to distinguish between games, consoles, and societal impacts. 3. If you're stuck with your Google Drawing, look up tutorials or ask your teacher for guidance.

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