Introduction to Video Games



Introduction to Video Games is designed to introduce students to the exciting world of making video games. It might be a bit challenging at first, but ultimately will become easy and fun. This materials presented in the lessons will help demystify it for those who have some difficulty getting started with Scratch. This unit will engage students with several hands-on activities taking them through the process of making their first game allowing them to understand a number of the basic aspects of Scratch.

Lesson Time

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Information and Communication Technologies Information and Communication Technologies
    • Information Support and Services
    • Networking
    • Software and Systems Development
  • Arts, Media, and Entertainment Arts, Media, and Entertainment
    • Design, Visual, and Media Arts
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives


California's 2013 CTE Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will understand the history of Video games
  • Students will be able to identify tools for making video games
  • Students will understand the effect of video games on the society and culture.
  • Students will understand what the future of video games is.

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