“What’s Your Pick?” is a set of 48 cards where students are placed in a situation and need to consider three possible answers or solutions. The students might be asked to:
- Choose the best answer and justify, using a set number of arguments.
- Choose the worst answer and justify, using a set number of arguments.
- Rank the answers from the worst to the best and justify.
- Explain in what circumstances their worst answer would become the best.
- Explain in what circumstances their best answer would become the worst.
- Add one more answer that would be even better than their first choice, and justify.
- Add one more answer that would be even worse than their last choice, and justify.
- List the advantages and disadvantages of all the three options.
- Speculate about the possible consequences of choosing each of the options.
- Think of how their first choice might have really bad consequences.
- Think of how their last choice might have really good consequences.
- Pick one of the answers and tell or write a story in the past tense about what happened after the decision was made.
Your friends are coming to visit you for the weekend. What’s your pick?
A) Do a marathon at a local escape room place.
B) Play RPGs or board games.
C) Throw a barbecue party.
You are going to a job interview. What’s your pick?
A) Do plenty of research about the company.
B) Prepare a list of conditions you want to ask about.
C) Not prepare at all, just go with the flow.
You can have access to one piece of information about the future. What’s your pick?
A) The date of your death.
B) Next week’s lottery winning numbers.
C) The name of your future spouse.
Author: Ewa Torebko