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Sci-Fi World Inspires Student Storytelling

Elegy for a Dead World gives students powerful platform to experiment with writing or exercise their writing skills once they learn them.
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Elegy for a Dead World has been named a Best Summer Learning Game by Common Sense Education


Elegy for a Dead World

Summary: Compelling sci-fi world imagined -- and written -- by its players

Pros: Charming graphics and a sense of intrigue draw kids into the writing process.

Cons: Browsing others' stories could expose students to some age-inappropriate material.

Bottom Line: With some teacher guidance, Elegy offers an opportunity unlike anything else to get students to write stories and stretch their creative muscles.

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