Describe yourself in three words.
What does it mean to 'get to know someone'?
What is one goal you have for this school year?
What is your favorite movie genre?
What do you hope to learn this year?
Have you ever had a teacher who inspired you or made a difference in your education?
What is your favorite season of the year?
What do you think is the most important thing for a student to do to succeed in school?
What’s one thing you’d like me to know about you?
What’s your favorite thing to do when you’re feeling creative?
Brain break: Draw a peanut butter and jelly sandwich doing a somersault
What’s the proudest moment of your life so far?
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?
- New York
- Bora Bora
What’s something you’re really grateful for?
What is your favorite hobby?
What are you most excited about for the future?
Work together in pairs: What is one thing you would like to learn or try this year?
If you could solve a global problem, what would it be?
Introduce yourself and tell your peers something about you. Share something you like or enjoy doing. Discover something new about your classmates.
Get to Know You
Getting to know others is the process of understanding each other by learning about each other's experiences, interests, perspectives, culture, and beliefs. Active listening is the practice of fully concentrating on what is being said by another person, understanding it, and responding thoughtfully and respectfully. Respect is showing consideration and appreciation for the beliefs, feelings, and experiences of others.
The average 7th grade student has over 100,000 thoughts per day. 7th graders use more than twice as many words as adults. 7th graders have the highest average IQ of any age group.
Did you know?
What are some of the advantages of getting to know someone new?
How have you grown as a person through getting to know someone new?
What have you learned about yourself by getting to know someone new?
Question: Introduce yourself to your partner without speaking. How can you do this? Clues: • Think of creative ways to show who you are. • Remember that you don't need to use words to communicate • Be creative! In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Create a drawing that displays who you are. B. Create a short story that tells about yourself.
What is your dream job?