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Like Peanut Putter and Jelly: A Back to School Ice Breaker

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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.

Activity Goals:
Partner students will 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.

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Scripted and Unscripted Lesson Plan
Perfect Match Cards with Interview Questions
Follow Up Questions
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Does not apply
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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