Subject and Keywords:
The material presented is a part of wider inquiries about transmitting culture through the plots of teaching games. In the presented part of research the intention is to show the way of illustrating social roles of women and men through these games. The results of the research carried out on the plots of 783 music and movement games, 1696 art games and 2235 movement games are synthetically presented. They are derived from methodological textbooks addressed to teachers. The plot content of each game is synthetically interpreted by using modified technique of a case study. Thus the transmission included in it is presented. As indicated, in didactic plays plots there is a significant disproportion between quantity andquality of methods used to present gender roles. To sum up, the implementation of methodological solutions to help to overcome the state of imbalance games is suggested.