Branching Databases (Choose Your Own Adventure in ppt and Twine)
A sequence of lesson plans on creating a Choose Your Own Adventure game using either PowerPoint or Twine (a free branching database making software)
The idea behind CYOAS is very simple: pupils start writing a story, then present options to their readers after the first sentence or paragraph. So when a reader makes a choice they then start to determine how the story proceeds. And each new choices presents a further step in the story, and further choices – and so the adventure really does become the reader’s own.
This resource pack contains all you need to help engage even the most reluctant of writers and readers.
The lesson plans here have a flow and contain links to documentaries and resources which you may find useful to supplement your lessons.
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  • blank_branching_database.doc
  • Branching-Database--week-1.doc
  • Branching-Database--week-2.doc
  • Branching-Database--week-3-to-5.doc
  • Branching-Database--week-6.doc
  • ICT-Individual-reflection-sheet-lesson-6.doc
  • outer-space-love.pptx
  • Playtest-evaluation-sheet.doc

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Created: Nov 10, 2015

Updated: May 11, 2018

Worksheet

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blank_branching_database

Lesson Plan

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Branching-Database--week-1

Lesson Plan

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Branching-Database--week-2

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