After the Storm Educator Tools

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Unit 4: "Financial Crisis"

The Daily Byte is facing a financial crunch in the aftermath of the storm. Players need to sort through the magazine’s finances, revenue opportunities, and the needs of their staff members to make the necessary changes that will ensure the stability of the magazine in the long run.

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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.6.7
Integrate Multiple
Information

MIDDAY
RI.6.8
Trace Arguments

AFTERNOON
RI.6.1
Cite Textual
Evidence

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.6.7
Integrate Multiple
Information

MIDDAY
RI.6.8
Trace Arguments

AFTERNOON
RI.6.1
Cite Textual
Evidence

Evening
(Writing)

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

CHECKLIST

WRITING PROMPT
TEMPLATE

SOURCE DOCUMENTS