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NWT Literacy Council
How To Kit
Literacy Games for Adults
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  1. Choose any item that people might be familiar with. For example, you might choose Stephen Kakfwi, or snowmobile, or banana, or lynx.

  2. Participants then have to try to guess the item, but can ask only questions with "Yes" or "No" or "I don't know" answers. For example, "Is it a person?" "Is the person male or female?" "Does he live in Canada?" "Does he live in the Northwest Territories?" "Is he a politician?" " Is he Stephen Kakfwi?" Etc.

  3. The game is over if twenty questions have been asked and no one has guessed the right answer.

  4. If someone guesses the right answer, that person can choose the next item and answer the questions.

  5. You might also play this as a vocabulary game in an Aboriginal language.

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