IAF Methods

One Word Method

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Creating a sentence one word at a time

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Goal

 Stimulate creativity

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Materials

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Instructions

Before

Setting: none

Number of participants: 4-8

Types of participants: Any kind

Ideal conditions: Creative people with good language skills

Pre-Work Required: choose a topic or problem


During

Give a general topic.
The first person in the group says one word to a topic.
The next person continues with another word.
Eventually the group creates a whole sentence.
e.g. The problem is what to eat:
My stomach/wants/food/but/not/any food/it wants/ chocolate./The grocery stores/ are on strike/ the fridge/ is empty. etc...

After

Usual or Expected Outcomes: Unusual, not predictable -- lots of laughter

Potential pitfalls: too humourous

How success is evaluated: outcome of sentences

Examples of successes and failures: A good example would be a sentence that make sense and relates to a given topic.
Bad would be a sentence with words that don't relate to topic.

Background

Source: Julia Zielke

History of Development: from my brain to the screen, to the internet

Recognizable components: Random Words thrown together.

References: Random Words thrown together.

Alternative names: Make the Sentence

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  • May break the ice on a difficult topic.

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    over 2 years ago