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Gimme Five565 Enticing Icebreakers to Get Students Talking, Laughing, and Thinking
By Les Christie
ZondervanCopyright © 2006 Les Christie
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Chapter OneGIMME 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
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?
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
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