Connecting with local and global communities!
Connecting with local and global communities is the
central theme of The Make It Real Game for grades 5 and 6. This
highly-interactive program requires students to assume adult roles, create
simulated towns and businesses, and engage in international business
Essential skills are developed and fostered, such as
teamwork, decision-making, and the ability to make connections between school
and future life/work roles.
Targeted for 5th- and 6th-grade students.
Organized in 12 core sessions, each with detailed
lesson plans and all materials required.
Optional activities included for use at the
discretion of educators.
Classroom work experience provided in a small
Easily localized and linked to community resources
Can be played for 15 to 16 hours (more with optional
Links students' life and work roles to all
Can be team taught by several subject
Lends itself to involvement of peer
Includes specific learning outcomes for all sessions
with performance indicators compliant with the Blueprint for Life/Work
Can readily be linked to other exemplary career
development and teaching resources.