Care, Aware, Able, Act:
The Pathway to Impactful Action
Workshop 1: Care
Deep Reading of A Long Walk to Water
Learn how complex systems are interconnected
Discuss the movement-based experience for what we learned about the interconnected relationship between the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Warm up and break the ice through mini-drama activities to build knowledge of names, a community feel, and expressive voice
Learn to project your voice and build confidence in a dramatic exercise
Learn about how to formulate opinions on challenging, global themes.
Organize an argument by establishing a claim and supporting the claim with evidence and reasoning.
Learn to expand the power of deep observation through the See, Think, Wonder protocol
Establish a cooperative protocol for sharing ideas and critical friends' feedback in a small discussion group
Utilize discussion protocol and active listening to analyze images related to the past (and present) civil war in South Sudan.
Understand the challenges of women and girls who live in regions of Sub-Saharan Africa that lack water resources
Write important notes from a short video documentary which include key ideas and statistics
Understand and utilize Notice and Note reading strategy for fiction
Read aloud with a partner, noticing and noting significant moments in the story that raise questions about character, setting, conflict, and theme.
Through a drama tableau, recreate the important scenes of chapters 1-4
Read to determine importance
Collaborate to choose a scene
Create a mini-script of the scene
Act out the mini-script
In Preparation for Workshop 2: Aware
What can we do to spread awareness of Salva Dut, Water for South Sudan, and A Long Walk to Water?
Through action, how can we show the power of how clean water and proper sanitation can change the world?
Impact Action, Project-Based Learning
Map the Plot, Setting, Character Feelings/Emotions
The Mega-Mind Map
A Long Walk to Water in 9 Split Screen Scenes
Why are many documentaries made? How does the mini-doc enhance the book?
Able and Act: Our Impact
How do we share Salva’s story
to promote a call to action?
Can we help Salva build wells?
Project-based idea bank:
Make the screenplay and drama production
Global Media Interview
Choreography: LWW Dance Production
Just Add Water in Mandarin – Create the picture book for Chinese youth
CNN10 version on Salva and WFSS
A Long Walk to Water in Verse: Slam poetry performance and short poetry anthology
What other ideas do you have?