Assigning roles and preparation for them 60min
There are nine roles in the material and because classrooms have different numbers of students you will probably have to have several people play the same role. This can lead to interesting interaction between different interpretations of the same role.
Teacher: Figure out or discuss with the students how the roles should be divided. Hand out a role description to each participant accordingly. Note: The role “young fundamentalist muslim” can be modified, if the topic seems to be too sensitive for the students.
Role 1: Syrian mother who is now a refugee
Role 2: Young Islamic fundamentalist
Role 3: Teacher
Role 4: Far right activist
Role 5: Teenage refugee from Syria
Role 6: Aid worker
Role 7: Child who is native to the country
Role 8: Reporter
Role 9: Local politician