Are you teaching a drama/social studies integration unit? Or would you like to try something entirely new with your students? Here are three very detailed drama activities with political themes!
Dodge the Question
Choose a student to be a political candidate. Choose another student to play a hard-hitting journalist. The journalist will ask the candidate a question that accuses them of wrong-doing.
A question may involve accusations of:
- Accepting a bribe
- Leaving the scene of an accident after causing injury
- Public intoxication
- Protecting a criminal in return for receiving campaign funding
- Plus ten more suggestions!
Candidates must do anything BUT answer the question. (There are several examples of how to dodge questions also included in this tutorial.)
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