It is important that individuals in a match are not both assigned to students sitting in the outside of the circle or students in the inside, they should be separated--which is why I use the colors.
They've been tested and they work to break the ice with your groups.
Why not take a look and use these in your own team meetings and training sessions.
So, I wasn't sure how this one would go over with my 6th grade history students.
For example, the student assigned to Frederick Douglass might say, "I was born into slavery, but escaped to the North.
I am an activist who has worked hard to extend rights to women and African Americans.