Cinderella is a 17 years old girl who lives with her father, her evil stepmother and 2 foolish step sisters – who love taking selfies, surfing online, going out till the late hours of the night and easily caving into peer pressure. The King has decided that the time has come for his son, the 18 year old prince, to find a wife!
The private investigation team of "Detectives.com" is called to assist Muriel Glass, the young widow of Seymour Glass, in trying to figure out what happened to Seymour in the Hotel in Florida: why did he commit suicide? How does it all relate to the Bananafish?
"You never really know a man until you stand in his shoes and walk around in them",
In these words Atticus explains Scout and Jem the way they should treat other people - those who are like them and those who are different from them; Black and white, criminals and their victims, haters and lovers.
In this game students are playing different characters from the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird": Scout, Jem, Aunt Alexandra, Calpurnia and Boo Radley. Each player is asked to "stand in the Other's shoes and walk around in them" in order to describe and explain his point of view, even if it is quite different from his own.
In the end of the game, the students will understand the complexity of Maycomb and the varied perspectives that comprise local society as well as human society in general.
Five characters receive an opportunity to go back in time to the 50's and debate the issue of Aliyah to Israel. Can they do it better this time and learn from past mistakes?
משחק תפקידים מרתק המבוסס על שיריו של יוסי אלפי, 'איך עושים עיראקי?
Five soldiers overhear Macbeth and Banquo's pivotal conversation with the three witches and discuss Macbeth's merits and faults as the play's hero.
'The Test' by Angelica Gibbs is a short story about the perception of White people vs. Black people which was shown back in the 1940's in America.
A young African-American woman named Marian has failed her driving test for the second time as a result of rasict inspectors. Marian is a hard working woman, she got her driving license three years ago in Pennsylvania and has a first academic degree. She works for Mrs.Ericson as her housekeeper.
Throughout her test, the inspector verbally abuses her with racist remarks and addresses her as "Mandy-Lou" which is known as a negative nickname. Towards the end of the test, Marian feels as if she can no longer tolerate the inspector's racist remarks and erupts on him.
Cultures and societies have different ceremonies and rituals to mark the transition to adulthood. Most of these rituals are based on ancient traditions that are passed down from generation to generation. Are they still relevant? What is their significance? What are the advantages and disadvantages?
This game brings together a group of young people from different cultures and provides them with the opportunity of exploring different rites of passage in order to form an opinion.
This activity is based on a common core activity from the NYC educational department addressing the following standards:
W.9-10.1: Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence. a. Introduce precise claim(s), distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and create an organization that establishes clear relationships among claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence. b. Develop claim(s) and counterclaims fairly, supplying evidence for each while pointing out the strengths and limitations of both in a manner that anticipates the audience’s knowledge level and concerns. c. Use words, phrases, and clauses to link the major sections of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships between claim(s) and reasons, between reasons and evidence, and between claim(s) and counterclaims. d. Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which the student is writing. e. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
RI.9-10.1: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence * (to support analysis of what the text says explicitly, as well as inferences drawn from the text).