The Arts Theory of Knowledge: Area of Knowledge 1
Introductory role play scenario Scenario: The Aliens Have Landed You will now be put in pairs by your TOK Teacher. Toss a coin to decide who will be the alien or the earthling. Aliens: You now have five minutes to prepare all of the questions you can about these fascinating, but just damn weird things you have come across which the earthlings refer to as ‘art’, ‘music’ and ‘literature’. Earthlings: You now have five minutes to prepare a set of definitions for and a list of the purposes of ‘visual art’, ‘music’ and ‘literature’.
Introductory role play scenario Scenario: The Aliens Have Landed Role Play: Now Aliens, you have ten minutes to grill this earthling person about these weird - and apparently completely useless - inventions. Now Earthlings, you have ten minutes to respond to this grumpy aliens incessant queries about what you know are definable and extremely valuable forms of expression.