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Unit 2: "Untold Stories"

Players are faced with an unexpected challenge when one of their staff members goes missing while out on an assignment. To track him down, they need to review the clues he left behind while continuing to run the magazine, publishing articles that matter to the community.

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TEACHER RESOURCES

Discussion Questions

Use the robust question sets with students to build background knowledge and stimulate a rich discussion for their first workplace session (“Morning”) and to review decisions and in-game activities after gameplay.

PRE-GAMEPLAY

MORNING
RI.6.8
Trace Arguments

MIDDAY
RI.6.7
Integrate Multiple
Information

AFTERNOON
RI.6.4
Vocabulary

Evening
(Writing)

Access rubrics as well as the texts students read during gameplay to model reading closely and support the writing process.

WRITING RUBRIC
W.6.1
Write Arguments
to Support Claims

SOURCE DOCUMENTS

Completion Certificates

MORNING

MIDDAY

AFTERNOON

EVENING

Answer Keys

MORNING

MIDDAY

AFTERNOON

EVENING

STUDENT RESOURCES

Discussion Questions

MORNING
RI.6.8
Trace Arguments

MIDDAY
RI.6.7
Integrate Multiple
Information

AFTERNOON
RI.6.4
Vocabulary

Evening
(Writing)

Scaffold the writing process with student checklists, graphic organizers, and source texts that mimic gameplay.

CHECKLIST

WRITING PROMPT
TEMPLATE

SOURCE DOCUMENTS