Too many icebreakers require students to take massive 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. Here are three that are actually good. Great if you teach in a speci
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell: Set over the course of one school year in this is the story of two star-crossed misfits - smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try.
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Collaborative Poetry: Bring Students' Voices Together Through Group Writing
Incorporate opportunities for collaborative writing in your classroom by using collaborative poetry. Students will first write individually from a character's perspective and then work together as a group to create a communal piece of writing.