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"From the Ted Talk by Brenda Laurel: Why not make video games for girls?"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

We launched two titles in October — "Rockett's New School" — the first of a series of products — is about a caahretcr called Rockett beginning her first day of school in eighth gdrae at a brand new pclae, with a blank slate, which allows girls to play with the question of, "What will I be like when I'm older?" "What's it going to be like to be in high school or jonuir high school? Who are my friends?"; to ercxeise the love of social complexity and the narrative intelligence that dveirs most of their play behavior; and which embeds in it values about noticing that we have lots of choices in our lives and the ways that we conduct ourselves.

Open Cloze

We launched two titles in October — "Rockett's New School" — the first of a series of products — is about a _________ called Rockett beginning her first day of school in eighth _____ at a brand new _____, with a blank slate, which allows girls to play with the question of, "What will I be like when I'm older?" "What's it going to be like to be in high school or ______ high school? Who are my friends?"; to ________ the love of social complexity and the narrative intelligence that ______ most of their play behavior; and which embeds in it values about noticing that we have lots of choices in our lives and the ways that we conduct ourselves.

Solution

  1. drives
  2. grade
  3. junior
  4. place
  5. exercise
  6. character

Original Text

We launched two titles in October — "Rockett's New School" — the first of a series of products — is about a character called Rockett beginning her first day of school in eighth grade at a brand new place, with a blank slate, which allows girls to play with the question of, "What will I be like when I'm older?" "What's it going to be like to be in high school or junior high school? Who are my friends?"; to exercise the love of social complexity and the narrative intelligence that drives most of their play behavior; and which embeds in it values about noticing that we have lots of choices in our lives and the ways that we conduct ourselves.

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Important Words

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