Gimme Five: 500 More Ways to Get Your Students Talking

Gimme Five: 500 More Ways to Get Your Students Talking

by Les Christie
     
 

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With more than 500 prompts, Gimme Five is sure to get your students talking, thinking, and laughing as they name their five things—foods they hate, situations that make them cry, favorite television shows, and much more. You’ll find funny stuff, as well as hot issues and scenarios that’ll make your students dig deeper. Whatever route you choose,…  See more details below

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With more than 500 prompts, Gimme Five is sure to get your students talking, thinking, and laughing as they name their five things—foods they hate, situations that make them cry, favorite television shows, and much more. You’ll find funny stuff, as well as hot issues and scenarios that’ll make your students dig deeper. Whatever route you choose, Gimme Fivewill spark fascinating conversations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780310851967
Publisher:
Zondervan/Youth Specialties
Publication date:
08/30/2009
Series:
Quick Questions
Sold by:
Zondervan Publishing
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
File size:
663 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

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Gimme Five

565 Enticing Icebreakers to Get Students Talking, Laughing, and Thinking
By Les Christie

Zondervan

Copyright © 2006 Les Christie
All right reserved.

ISBN: 0-310-27315-3


Chapter One

GIMME FIVE

1 Gimme five inappropriate times to laugh hysterically

2 Gimme five flu symptoms

3 Gimme five of your favorite family traditions

4 Gimme five of the worst pets

5 Gimme five of the worst places to have hair on your body

6 Gimme five smells in your grandparents' house

7 Gimme five bands with at least one male and two female members

8 Gimme five TV shows that never should've been cancelled

9 Gimme five ways to serve an egg

10 Gimme five desserts you love

11 Gimme five types of "bad news" stories on TV

FOLLOW-UPS:

What percentage of the news is "bad news"?

How do you feel about the amount of bad news on TV?

Would you watch more TV news if there were more good news?

More bad news?

Why do networks report so much bad news?

12 Gimme five names you should never give a dog

13 Gimme five dream jobs

14 Gimme five of the lamest superhero names

15 Gimme five activities with age requirements

16 Gimme five summer jobs you wish you never took

17 Gimme five objects you shouldn't take into the bathtub

18 Gimme five possessions people often forget to pack

19 Gimme five objects that wash up on the beach

20 Gimme five vegetables people plant in their gardens

21 What is anappropriate curfew for a teenager?

FOLLOW-UPS:

Why is this time more appropriate than other times?

What about for a 13-year-old versus a 17-year-old?

What do you think about the concept of curfews?

22 Gimme five famous TV fathers

23 Gimme five occasions that require reservations

24 Gimme five types of trees in a typical neighborhood

25 Gimme five free items you would find in a hotel room

26 Gimme five of the most significant choices people make in their lives

27 Gimme five brands of toothpaste

28 Gimme five items that can be purchased in a tube

29 Gimme five objects dogs bark at

30 Gimme five places where you might hear people applauding

31 Gimme five kinds of vehicles you or your family have owned over the years

(Continues...)



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Meet the Author

Les Christie (DMin, Trinity International University) is a national speaker and youth ministry veteran. He chairs the youth ministry department at William Jessup University, in Rocklin, California where he has taught the Gospel of John for the last 15 years, and is also an adjunct professor at Western Seminary. Les is the author of more than a dozen books, including  Awaken Your Creativity and When Church Kids Go Bad.

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