Invented Dialogues

Learners select and weave together quotations from primary sources to create a speech for a character (e.g., literary or historical figure). Speeches are then presented to the class. Active Learning Technique is commonly used in Reacting to the Past games (more here).

Individual/Group Activity Group
Class SizeSmall (<25), Medium (25-50), & Large (51-200)
Bloom’s Taxonomy LevelApply
Development InitialTransitional Knowing
Minimum Time to Facilitate16 – 30 Minutes
Minimum Time to Debrief< 15 Minutes