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Living in Element City

6-7 yrs old

8-10 yrs old

11-13 yrs old

14-18 yrs old

Government and Politics

Reading and Writing

Let’s explore what it would be like to live in Elementia under the rule of King Kev!

avatar Submitted By: Lynne Telfer

October 19, 2017

Skills

  • Character
  • Citizenship
  • Critical Thinking

External References

Meet Sean Fay Wolfe! (for primary ages)

Sean talks about this characters!

Supporting Files

Character Reference Sheets


Find out more about the characters.

Learning Objectives

  • How to write a diary as though I am living in the society run by King Kev
  • Explore the type of ideology best relate to King Kev’s stylea
  • Determine the good and bad things about this ideology

Guiding Ideas

Have you ever been told to do something you felt was not right?
How did you feel at the time?
Were you able to negotiate or did you just have to follow the rule?
How do you feel about rules seem unfair?

Student Activities

We are going to live in Elementia!
Explore the world and ask characters about the the rules decreed by the leader King Kev. They will give you different opinions.
What rules did King Kev have?
How do they affect different types of players?
Why were some upset?

Move into a house! Make it yours!
Imagine if you lived there. What job do you have?
What level are you?
Who lives with you?
What rules affect your life? What do you think of the rules?
What do you think of low levels and their place in society? Are they being discriminated?
Take a book and quill and write down your diary. Answer all of the questions above in your book and write about a typical day in your life.

Go around the city making signs either supporting or protesting King Kev’s rules. Do not destroy another student’s signs.

Advanced:
If you have studied the political ideologies
How does King Kev.s rule relate to those ideologies?
Which one seems to have the most similarities?
What are some of the good and bad points about that ideology?
What sort of ideology does Stan want?
Write these into a book called the truth about King Kev’s Rule and leave it in your home.

Become a rebel!
Place signs around the streets showing how King Kev’s rule is like a certain ideology. Make support or protest signs!

Make signs supporting Stan’s point of view about King Kev and his rule

Performance Expectations

I can:
Feel a part of the society created by King Kev
Explore and explain the rules created by King Kev
Explore the concept of discrimination in relation to King kevs rulings
Synthesize the information and communicate the impact of the rules on an individual
I show evidence by:
Creating a diary in MInecraft and placing it in the chest for the Teacher
Placing signs around the city
Verbal discussion with class

Extra:
I can:
Compare and contrast political ideologies in relation to King Kevs style of rule
State the similarities between King Kevs rule and a specific ideology
State the good and bad points of that ideology
I show evidence by:
Creating an ideology book in Minecraft and placing it in the chest for the Teacher
Placing signs around the city
Verbal discussion with class

Skills

  • Character
  • Citizenship
  • Critical Thinking

External References

Meet Sean Fay Wolfe! (for primary ages)

Sean talks about this characters!

Supporting Files

Character Reference Sheets


Find out more about the characters.