Middle School Icebreakers

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Perfect for back to school: Three fantastic icebreakers that get kids talking and start building relationships from the first day of school.

Icebreakers that Rock | Cult of Pedagogy

Too many classroom icebreakers require students to take big social risks with people they barely know. Or they don't really help students get to know each other. Or they are just plain cheesy.

Take Your Time, August! (2 Freebies):

Take Your Time, August! (2 Freebies)

Take Your Time, August! (2 Freebies):

Might be doing this as an ice breaker at the beginning of the year, when my theme is Coming of Age/Self Assertion... Exploing "Would You Rather..." Questions | Minds in Bloom

Exploring 'Would You Rather…' Questions

Would you rather... teach a year of third grade using no books or print media of any kind? or teach a year of third grade using no pencils, whiteboard, or writing materials of any kind?Click the image to get your own free copy of ready-to-use and ready-to-make Would You Rather slides. 'Would you rather...' questions are great for practicing critical thinking because they require you to evaluate

Ice Breaker Games

Icebreaker games: how to get to know your office | Officevibe

There are multiple "icebreaker games" that you can do to get to know your office. We've simplified the process and made it easy for you

Back to school freebie - a great get to know you for High School students.

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The first few hours or days back at school in September are hectic. While most schools encourage a full pelt return to hard learning – the sheer amount of admin that needs to be sorted means …

Student Information Sheet - High School/Middle School

Student Information Sheet - High School/Middle School

This is a great first day of school/get to know you information sheet for middle or high school. It would be perfect for a student teacher coming in the middle of a semester or a first year teacher. I tested this out on my students and they enjoyed filling it out. Note that it is a .pdf file and can...

Icebreakers for High School Students, I might be able to use this for a youth thing

Icebreakers for High School Students, I might be able to use this for a youth thing

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A Middle School Teacher's Guide to the First Week of School

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Back To School Icebreakers

1-2-3 Come Do Some Icebreaker First-Day Activities With Me My favorite classes in school, even up through college, were those that we had a real community going. These were usually conducted by my favorite teachers, who felt that a classroom was sort of like a family. They made time to make us all feel welcome, safe, and important. I truly felt cared about. One of the ways they promoted these feelings, was that they spent some time getting to know all of us. This also helped build…

M&Ms Feelings Activity. || EAH: use different prompts (instead of feelings) for older students, but still a great icrebreaker for small groups.

M&Ms Feelings Activity. || EAH: use different prompts (instead of feelings) for older students, but still a great icrebreaker for small groups.

Ice breakers: I love these get-to-know-you questions for the first days of school. Middle School grades.  Could put these all in a box and have students draw out the question they have to answer.  Or put them on the board and have kids shoot basketballs at the ones they want to talk about.

Ice breakers: I love these get-to-know-you questions for the first days of school. Middle School grades. Could put these all in a box and have students draw out the question they have to answer. Or put them on the board and have kids shoot basketballs at the ones they want to talk about.

I love having students think differently for “All About Me” activities, especially the older kids. This is perfect for middle school. Find a song, embed it on their website, find the lyrics, make a wordcloud, use it with an activity in Language Arts

I love having students think differently for “All About Me” activities, especially the older kids. This is perfect for middle school. Find a song, embed it on their website, find the lyrics, make a wordcloud, use it with an activity in Language Arts