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The Candymakers by Wendy Mass Novel Study: Create-a-Candy & Advertisement Project

Resources for 5th grade study of the novel, "The Candymakers" by Wendy Mass

Video: Media have Commercial Implications

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Admongo Game

Admongo is an online game that teaches you about advertisements as you play through it. 
(Flash is required to play the game.)

Completing the whole game takes a while, and you can play just a few levels, or read the "text only" version if you want the information without playing or if your device doesn't work with Flash.

Admongo logo and link
Image from Admongo Downloads page

Co-Co's AdverSmarts Game

Use Co-Co's AdverSmarts game to create an online website to sell Co-Co Crunch. Pay attention to the advertising "gimmicks" or "tricks" used to persuade someone to buy a product.

Play Co-Co's AdverSmarts on a Chromebook, laptop, or desktop computer (requires Flash)

Play Co-Co's Adversmarts on your mobile device

Which tricks could you use to persuade buyers to buy your newly-designed candy?

Co-Co's AdverSmarts game for advertising literacy

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