Role Playing Games for English Language Learners, Part 2

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A More Structured Learning Opportunity

In part one of this post I discussed the creation of a lesson plan for a role playing session and its merits.  In this second part I’ll elaborate on some of the other ways to help turn a role playing game session into a more structured learning opportunity.  A good place to begin is with some modification of the character sheet for the game your group will play.  I recommend taking a standard character sheet from this role playing game and using it as a template to make your own.  When making a custom character sheet, Microsoft Publisher or other desktop publishing programs are preferable to using a word processor like Microsoft Word.  This is because a role playing game character sheet has many separate areas in which to put information, rather than simple columns or continuous text, and the desktop publishing programs handle these…

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About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

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