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What board games do you know or have you played?

If you could take one board game with you to a desert island, what would it be and why?

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Quick-Fire Questions

  1. What’s your favourite board game, and why?
  2. What are the benefits of playing board games?
  3. Board games or video games: which are better, and why?
  4. If you invented a new board game, what would it be like?

Key Words -
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Board Game: a tabletop game that involves moving pieces around a board following a set of rules.

Skill: the ability to perform an action well and efficiently.

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bored games are populer because their enjoyable interactive and create a fun sense of compitition.

Stretch Yourself...

Write a short newspaper article about board games becoming more popular again. Why might this happen?

Go Create...

Design a game that can be played with multiple people in the same room. Can the game be both board game and video game?

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