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NWT Literacy Council
How To Kit
Literacy Games for Adults
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  1. graphic - island imageYou need the names of twelve famous people or twelve professions on slips of paper that are put into a bag.

  2. Each participant chooses one of the slips of paper randomly.

  3. They have to pretend they are all survivors of a shipwreck, whose lifeboat is about to sink, unless one of them jumps overboard.

  4. Each participant, in turn, must try to convince the other participants of their value to the group and to society, in order to save themselves.

  5. When everyone has spoken, each participant votes for the person they feel should jump out, and explains their reasons to the rest of the group.

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