Title: Ace Reporter
Overall Rating: C
Source: http://www.download.com/mac/software/0,332,0-31630-s,1000.html?st .dl.subcat12.list.tdtl
Playing Time: 10 min each round
Date: July 18,1997
Cost: $ ???http://www.mindplay.com/products/catalog.html
Number of Players: 1
Special Equipment/Facilities Needed:
Subject Area: S writing and being able to define important points.
Objectives: to find the impotant ideas of who, where, what, when, why with sample bits and pieces of imformation.
Brief Description: There are various statements that indicate the content of a news article. The objective is to find more information, using a "telephone" or flipping through the various statements provided, and find the major points in 2-3 words.
Entry Capabilities Required:

Rating: (1-5)

Strong Points: The ideas that finding the main points of a story can be done in three words or less, and the collection of the 5 "w"s in reporting.
Weak Points: The students don't get to actually write the article, instead it is written by the computer and the article doesn't contain exactly what the student may have observed.
Reviewer: Shannon Gotham
Position: student GRED 518
Date: June 7, 1999
Computer System Reviewed on: Macintosh PowerPC g3233 64mb Ram