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Epic Victory of Good over Evil

8-10 yrs old

11-13 yrs old

14-18 yrs old

18+ yrs old

Art and Design

Reading and Writing

Social and Emotional Health

This lesson is designed to provide an opportunity to convey understanding of values learnt from stories using Minecraft.

avatar Submitted By: meenakshi uberoi

June 14, 2018

Skills

  • Character
  • Creativity
  • Critical Thinking

External References

RAMAYANA IN SHORT

Read the story in short before begging to work on the plan

Ramayana - long story

read in detail the episode or event that you'd like to work on

Ramayana - a video story

view the story video before beginning to work on details to help you visualize the scene or character

Supporting Files

CHARACTER ANALYSIS SHEET


Use this sheet to brainstorm about character/scenes to analyse the messages learnt from the story

Learning Objectives

  • At the end of this lesson, students will be able to tell the basic narrative of the Ramayana and be able to identify the main characters and events.
  • At the end of this lesson, students will be able to identify, understand and imbibe values through character study

Guiding Ideas

• What makes the Ramayana an epic?

• What are the lessons that one can learn from the Ramayana's characters?

• How will your attitude be affected by learning about these values?

 

Student Activities

TASK: Students explain & cite moments in the text where the character's behavior conveys a lesson & support their assertion by recreating a particular scene or character from the story in the given Minecraft world

Groupwork:

Students will work in groups to discuss and agree upon the character/scenes that they want to depict and the messages learnt from the story. Upon brainstorming about the same each student work in a collaborative mode in the same world to create a values portfolio as learnt from the epic story of Ramayana. Students will use elements using Minecraft sign blocks like slate, poster and/or boards and book & quill tools to create a more interactive experience for the reader.

 

Performance Expectations

All students will work in collaboratively in the given world to explain and cite from the text moments in the narrative. Students work should

• Have a clear identifiable character/scene from the story that conveys a message/value learnt

• Students should support their assertion with at least one example from the text where the character's behavior conveys that lesson.

• Have used storytelling tools including:

  • Slates
  • Posters
  • Boards
  • Signs
  • NPCs

 

Skills

  • Character
  • Creativity
  • Critical Thinking

External References

RAMAYANA IN SHORT

Read the story in short before begging to work on the plan

Ramayana - long story

read in detail the episode or event that you'd like to work on

Ramayana - a video story

view the story video before beginning to work on details to help you visualize the scene or character

Supporting Files

CHARACTER ANALYSIS SHEET


Use this sheet to brainstorm about character/scenes to analyse the messages learnt from the story