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Cultural & Global Issues: Violent Video Games

Grade 9
Articles with Reading Levels: 9.0-9.9
Grade 10
Articles with Reading Levels: 10.0-10.9

Article Name: It's A Duel: How Do Violent Video Games Affect Kids?
Source: National Public Radio
Author: Shankar Vedantam
Date Published: July 7, 2011
Guiding Question: How do video games impact youth?
Grade Level: 9.6

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Article Name: Video Game Violence: Why Do We Like It, And What's It Doing To Us?
Source:National Public Radio
Author: Sami Yenigun
Date Published: Updated February 12, 2013
Guiding Question: How do violent video games affect us?
Grade Level: 8.7


Article Name: Do Violent Video Games Contribute to Youth Violence?
Author: N/A
Date Published: Last updated on September 23, 2015
Guiding Question: How does violence in video games affect youth?
Grade Level: 11.7

Article Name: Violent Video Games Leave Teens 'Morally Immature'
Source:BBC News
Author: Sean Coughlan
Date Published: February 6, 2014
Guiding Question: How does violence in video games affect youth?
Grade Level: 11.4

Article Name: Video Game Industry Pushes Ratings Education Amid Debate About Violence
Source: The Washington Post
Author: Hayley Tsukayama
Date Published: March 13, 2013
Guiding Question: How effective are video game ratings at conveying game content?
Grade Level: 11.0

Article Name: Teens, Video Games and Civics
Source: Pew Research Center: Internet, Science & Tech
Author: Amanda Lenhart, Jospeh Kahne, Ellen Middaugh, Alexndria Macgil, Chris Evans and Jessica Vitak
Date Published: September 16, 2008
Guiding Question: How can video games increase civic involvement among teens?
Grade Level: 12.9