Spanish class speed dating activity
The problem is that so many of the ones I’ve found are problematic for one of these reasons: So I have scrapped my plan to curate good icebreakers from the Internet.Instead, I’m going to share my three favorites with you.
What I like about all of them is that they get students talking, but require very little social risk. For more Spanish Freebies, continue onto the next Spanish Teacher blog, by clicking the image below! We’re coming up fast on the beginning of another school year.That means a new batch of students to get to know, students who need to be made comfortable in your classroom, and who need to get to know each other. I planned to create a nice big post with dozens of icebreaker ideas you could choose from.It’s essential to start building relationships with your students right from the start. I would scour the Internet for the very best activities and games and store links to them here for your reference.How to Play In this icebreaker, students are prompted to either line up in some particular order (by birthday, for example) or gather in “blobs” based on something they have in common (similar shoes, for example).
What’s great about this game is that it helps students quickly discover things they have in common.
It’s also ridiculously easy: Students don’t have to come up with anything clever, and they can respond to every question without thinking too hard about it.
Each activity supplies students with real topics to talk about, topics that , without forcing anyone to reveal anything too personal.
Each of these will likely sound familiar to you, although the names may not be exactly what you’ve known them as.
I should add that I take no credit for inventing these games.
I have no idea where I picked them up, but they are not original to me.