Students in writing or English language arts classes could write an original climate action scenario for a role play. Students could brainstorm ideas that would have an impact on their local community and use those ideas to shape the story.
Role play is another qualitative method for engaging in good climate conversation with people with diverse backgrounds and perspectives on climate change. This resource is recommended for students to learn to role play quality climate conversations that might help change other people's belief systems.
English Language Arts
Reading: History/Social Studies (6-12)
11-12.RH.7 Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media in order to address a question or solve a problem.
9-10.WHST.1 Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content.
11-12.WHST.1 Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content.
ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
HS.ESS3.2 Evaluate competing design solutions for developing, managing, and utilizing energy and mineral resources based on cost-benefit ratios.
ETS1: Engineering Design
HS.ETS1.2 Design a solution to a complex real-world problem by breaking it down into smaller, more manageable problems that can be solved through engineering.
LS2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
HS.LS2.7 Design, evaluate, and refine a solution for reducing the impacts of human activities on the environment and biodiversity.
Social Science Analysis (K-12)
HS.71 Construct arguments using precise claims, integrating and evaluating information provided by multiple sources, diverse media, and formats, while acknowledging counterclaims and evidentiary strengths and weaknesses.