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Diversity Letter Game

Mentors

 

Purpose:

To have students define for themselves the meaning of diversity

Time:

10 minutes

Materials:

Paper and chalkboard

Instructions:

Write the letters  D I V E R S I T Y G A M E vertically on the board down the left hand side.

Ask the participants to get into groups of two and think of as many words as they can that start with the letters on the chart. Each word should deal with the topic of diversity.

After three minutes have the participants form one big group.

Ask each group to share their responses while you write them on the board.

Debriefing:

Summarize by pointing out the variety of words that the participants used to define diversity. Explain that diversity is a much broader term than race and gender, and that the challenge is to learn how diversity affects everyone, everywhere…

Example

D          Differences, Disability,
I           Individuality,
V          Varying, Various
E          Equality, Education, Economic Status
R          Race, Religion
S          Sexual Orientation, Social Class, Similarities
I           Intelligence
T          Thought processes, Team Efforts, Traits
Y         Youth, Years

G          Gender, Geographical Origins
A          Age Difference
M         Multi-cultural
E          Education, Economic Status

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