Time for a brain break! Relax and build relational capacity with this "Find Someone Who..." activity. When standardized testing starts stressing your students, let them walk, talk and try these "Strong In Body and Mind" puzzles and challenges. It's the first one in this series.
“A strong body makes the mind strong” wrote President Thomas Jefferson in 1795. How right was he? These partner and circulating speaking tasks will maximize the participation in your classroom. This activity is in Microsoft Word .doc form so that you can customize the discussion to fit the needs of your students.
Students circulate and fill in classmates' names in the boxes if they find someone who matches that square. After a given amount of time, teacher stops and debriefs students with “Takeoff/Touchdown”.