Goal: The Juniors continue to explore the many roles available to them and start to learn about stereotypes.
SUPPLIES AND RESOURCES
- Girls Scout Junior Adult Guide
- Sketching paper
- Pencils and Erasers
- Sticky Notes (each with large red or blue dot, one for each girl)
- Team Prop Box
- Healthy Snack
Opening Ceremony: Girls Are Supposed to Be…
- Girls will gather in a circle and take turns naming one thing they believe girls are expected to be in life. See page 35 in Adult Guide for instructions and more information.
Time to Mingle
- Girls learn more about one another and their roles in daily life. Refer to page 36 in your Adult Guide for more information.
- Girls will test their drawing skills in a neat way to picture various roles in life. See page 38 of your Adult Guide for more information.
Role –Play Switcheroo
- Discuss and engage girls in role-playing girls and boys in a classroom situation. Invite girls to act out a typical class scenario, with the “teacher” standing in front, asking questions and encouraging discussion. For more information on activity, refer to page 39 of the Adult Guide.
- Also discussion stereotypes with girls. Use the Stereotypes- Limited Roles for guidance, which is located on page 38 (sidebar) of your Adult Guide.
- Snack Time!
- Since the girls have learned about quick-draw, invite them to have fun “drawing” creatively. Refer to page 39 of Adult Guide.
Closing Ceremony: A New Role to Try
- Gather girls around Team Prop Box, inviting them to take turns choosing a prop that looks interesting to them.
- Have girls to name a role they might use it in and inform the group of whether or not it’s a role they already play or might be interested in trying out.