• What characterizes civilization and what enables it to flourish?

  • What is the impact of society on the life of the individual, and what is the impact of the individual on society?

  • How does geography influence events?

  • How does society impact geography?

Use these Ayiti essential questions to help guide student thinking and assist students in making connections between game play and real life. You can then also use the following questions to facilitate discussion around the Ayiti game:

  • What is the Story of Ayiti?  How do you win?

  • How does playing this game make you feel?

  • What are the consequences of the choices that you make?

  • What strategies work best for gameplay?

  • Does this game successfully communicate the connections between happiness, health, education and wealth? Why or Why not?