A. Explain that it’s “Skit Day” and divide the group into smaller teams of six to eight students each.
B. Give each team five minutes to create a Two-Act Skit. In the first act, they need to identify a problem to solve and then demonstrate one wrong way to handle the problem (such as a loud leader, bad attitudes amongst teammates, arguments, sarcasm, etc). The meeting falls apart and the first act ends (each act should be no longer than 1 or 2 minutes long). In the second act, they should demonstrate the right way to discuss the problem (with respect, kindness, listening, etc), and if possible they should even come to a workable plan of action.
C. Explain that you will be judging each skit to see which group creates the most realistic skit and to see if they can develop a plan of action in the second act.
D. When the skits are done, declare a winning team and tell why their skit worked for you.
E. If time allows, discuss how teamwork was used to create the skits. (The real point of this exercise.