Parental Guidance Ratings provides a balanced look at a hot-button topic. Discover why ratings are used, what they mean, what their benefits and drawbacks are, what the MPAA is, and what the newer issues of rating not only movies and television shows but also video games and apps are. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills required by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.