Gameplay and Objectives-L0 05

Gameplay and Objectives-L0 05

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In this lesson, children will learn about the basic elements of a video game, including gameplay and objectives. They will also explore a game environment and identify objectives.

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Exploring different games, creating a digital drawing, making a video

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Learning Intentions

• We are learning to identify objectives in a video game. • We are learning to understand the concept of gameplay in a video game. • We are learning to use a digital drawing tool and a video creation tool.

Success Criteria

• I can explain what an objective is in a game. • I can discuss gameplay and how it varies in different games. • I can create a digital drawing. • I can make a simple video explaining an objective and the corresponding gameplay.

Hints and tips

1. Always remember, the objectives are what you are trying to achieve in the game. 2. Gameplay is how you move and act in the game. 3. Don't worry if it's hard at first, keep trying and ask for help if you need it!

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