Get your students up and talking on the first day of school with this easy, PRINT-AND-GO icebreaker activity!
Students will be asked to find their ‘perfect match’ after drawing an item (peanut butter, jelly, salt, pepper, etc.) from a basket. After they find their partner, they will sit down and ask each other a series of questions in an interview style getting-to-know you discussion. Each student will be asked to write down the answers that their peers give and be prepared to share something they learned.
Partner students with peers that they may not typically choose to partner with.
Create and foster community in your classroom.
Teach Think-Pair-Share discussion norms.
Allow students to engage and get to know each other.
Teach one-on-one communication skills.
Included in purchase:
Scripted Lesson Plan
Perfect Match Cards with Interview Questions
Follow Up Questions