History and Government: Can you give examples of History and Government topics which can be taught through the use of role playing?

CHAPTER TWO

2f iii). Give examples of History and Government topics which can be taught through the use of role playing.

There are many History and Government topics that can be taught through the use of this method. These include;

  • Biographies of political leaders, e.g. Jomo Kenyatta’s arrest, trial, coronation as president.
  • Trade, e.g. local trade where a market scene can be enacted.
  • African reaction to colonial rule e.g. Mekatilili organizing the Giriama against the colonial administration.
  • Struggle for independence, scenes of freedom fighters planning for war,
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