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After the Storm: Day One
Classroom, Inc.’s After the Storm: Day One is a literacy learning game where students take on the role of editor-in-chief of an online magazine serving a community that has just been hit by a major hurricane. They must read and write their way to success while juggling the storm's aftereffects, the needs of their staff, and the demands of a professional environment. Embedded assessment activities are designed around skill-based learning activities focused on examining textual evidence, building vocabulary, and integrating multimedia information.

Authentic Purposes for Research Lesson Plan: After the Storm Game

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to practice research, reading, and writing skills within a real-world context. Through game play, students take on the role of a news magazine editor-in-chief, and must research facts through a variety of informational texts (such as press releases, email, and text massages) and then edit edit stories and coordinate social media to disseminate information to the community. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »
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