Role Play

And ActionRole playing in the classroom helps the lesson come to life because students are able to put themselves into the story and specific characters.  In a seminary setting, we will often use this when certain scripture stories allow for dialogue.   This year the curriculum manual suggests using this method to allow students to practice inviting someone to read the Book of Mormon as if they were a missionary.  There is an element of reality in role playing that only comes when students are willing to get out of their comfort zone and engage in this form of active learning.  I have also used it to teach the Joseph story in Genesis.  I am a believer in this model!


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