Care, Aware, Able, Act:
The Pathway to Impactful Action

Workshop 1: Care
Building Empathy
Deep Reading of A Long Walk to Water

Content Objective:
Learn how complex systems are interconnected

Language Objective:
Discuss the movement-based experience for what we learned about the interconnected relationship between the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Content Objective:
Warm up and break the ice through mini-drama activities to build knowledge of names, a community feel, and expressive voice

Language Objective:
Learn to project your voice and build confidence in a dramatic exercise

Content Objective:
Learn about how to formulate opinions on challenging, global themes.

Language Objective:
Organize an argument by establishing a claim and supporting the claim with evidence and reasoning.

Content Objective:
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

Language Objective:
Utilize discussion protocol and active listening to analyze images related to the past (and present) civil war in South Sudan.

Content Objective: 
Understand the challenges of women and girls who live in regions of Sub-Saharan Africa that lack water resources

Language Objective:
Write important notes from a short video documentary which include key ideas and statistics


Content objective: 
Understand and utilize Notice and Note reading strategy for fiction

Language objective:
Read aloud with a partner, noticing and noting significant moments in the story that raise questions about character, setting, conflict, and theme.

Screen Shot 2018-09-07 at 1.37.47 PM.png

Content Objectives:
Through a drama tableau, recreate the important scenes of chapters 1-4

Language Objectives:
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?

Workshop 2:
Impact Action, Project-Based Learning


Group Challenge:
Map the Plot, Setting, Character Feelings/Emotions

Multi-Player Theme:
The Mega-Mind Map

A Long Walk to Water in 9 Split Screen Scenes

Tableau: Retelling the story through essential scenes

Why are many documentaries made? How does the mini-doc enhance the book?

For the “changes” section:

Before I read the book, I used to think _______ , but now I think ________.

See our anticipation guide near the top of the webpage

Screen Shot 2018-09-23 at 12.51.41 PM.png

Brain Break

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?

Workshop 3:
Prototype, Test, Reflect, Improve

Before you move onto your prototype stage, can you clearly articulate your understanding of the challenge for Salva and Water for South Sudan?

Can you clearly define the problem that you are attempting to solve?

Can you justify why you selected the project that you did and how it will help?

Stanford dSchool Process Guide

Project 1: Social Media Campaign for WFSS
CARP: Design Secrets Revealed (iBook)
Contrast, Alignment, Repetition, Proximity

Project 2: A Long Walk to Water
Artistic Mosaic / Mural Retelling

Project 3: A Long Walk to Water
Bilingual Picture Book

Projects 4 and 5: Salva Dut Video Interviews

15 tips for shooting dynamic video interviews

Youth Radio Tips

Project 6: Prototyping the Mechanics of a Well