Great Group Skits: 50 Character-Building Scenarios For Teens
Publish Date: 2009-09-01
Author: Lynn Grasberg;Gina Oldenburg
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Created by experts who teach improvisational theater, this resource for educators and youth workers provides new and creative role-playing exercises that tackle a wide range of topics. From small pieces for a few people to large-scale skits that involve an entire class, this guidebook helps educators engage with kids and helpsthem engage with each other. Rather than using line-by-line dialogue, the skits are designed as improvisational scenarios that givea starting point and letkids decide where to go, enhancing their creativity, self-reliance, and analytical skills. Each skit is designed to be as easy to prepareas possible and includes an estimated time, ways to modify the skit for various age groups, and a list of follow-up questions designed to reinforce the lessons learned. Also included is information on how to facilitate skits, get kids motivated and energized, andbuild trust. The skits are divided into categories that include imagination, teamwork, communication skills, motivation and leadership, peer pressure and integrity, and conflict resolution.