Use this activity as an icebreaker and team builder at the beginning of the school year in any secondary class. Students use critical thinking as they walk around the classroom asking one another questions in order to guess the people on the cards on their backs.The cards have information on the athletes, musicians, actors, icons, and historical figures to help students respond to the questions. This activity is great for getting students engaged in their learning and for creating a positive classroom climate.
There are cards for 40 different people. Additionally, blank card templates can be used to add other desired people. The following people are included (cards available in color and black & white):
Susan B. Anthony
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
This 28-page resource includes teacher instructions, student handouts, extension activity, list of people, cards, and blank template cards.
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