End of the Year and Summertime FUN!
School doesn’t end until mid-June in my neck of the woods, but I know some of you are done in May. If you are looking for ideas to help you in those last days, you have come to the right place.
“Would You Rather”, “This or That” – Whatever you call this game, your students will love it!
You’ll love the:
- Respectful Discussion & Debate
- Critical thinking skills
- Communicating thoughts and ideas
- Defending thoughts and opinions
- Being open to new perspectives
- Flexibility in thinking
- Adopting a personal point of view
Would You Rather Questions make terrific discussion starters or writing prompts. You can get a free version sent to your email by clicking here.
20 Would You Rather Questions - SUMMERTIME EDITION
WOULD YOU RATHER gave to wear your swimsuit to school on the last day of school
OR… gave to carry around a large beach umbrella (opened) all day on the last day of school?
WOULD YOU RATHER be able to issue an official report card grading your teacher on how she did teaching your class this year
OR… write your own report card?
WOULD YOU RATHER get to go on a one week vacation anywhere in the world that you want
OR… get to go on a month long vacation, but have to stay within 200 miles of your hometown?
WOULD YOU RATHER spend the summer traveling and camping with your family
OR… spend the summer at a really awesome summer camp with lots of fun activities?
WOULD YOU RATHER go to the beach, but forget your towel
OR… go to the beach but forget your sunscreen
WOULD YOU RATHER get stung by three bees
OR… get a really bad sunburn?
WOULD YOU RATHER get to go to Disneyland for a week, but have it rain every day you were there
OR… stay home, but have it be beautiful and sunny all week?
WOULD YOU RATHER have a lemonade stand every day for a month to make extra money
OR… do yard work for a week to make extra money?
WOULD YOU RATHER get to have as much ice cream as you want this summer, but only vanilla
OR… only get to have ice cream three times this summer, but you can have whatever flavors you want?
WOULD YOU RATHER have to go on a long hike in the woods without any shoes or socks
OR… have to spend a day at the beach wearing your winter coat?
WOULD YOU RATHER eat only hot dogs, potato chips, watermelon, and ice cream all summer long
OR… eat anything you want all summer except hot dogs, potato chips, watermelon, and ice cream?
WOULD YOU RATHER have a job working as a lifeguard
OR… have a job working as a carnival ride operator?
WOULD YOU RATHER get a brand new bicycle
OR… get a new set of clothes everyday all summer long?
WOULD YOU RATHER be in an Independence Day Parade
OR… host an Independence Day party?
WOULD YOU RATHER have the best summer EVER, but then not be able to remember any of it
OR… have an ordinary summer and be able to remember everything you did?
WOULD YOU RATHER spend most of your summer at an outdoor community swimming pool
OR… spend most of your summer at the beach?
WOULD YOU RATHER have your whole body turn bright blue whenever you get wet
OR… have your hair turn neon green whenever you are in sunlight?
WOULD YOU RATHER have an exchange student from another country stay with your family for the summer
OR… travel to another country as an exchange student and stay with a family there?
WOULD YOU RATHER have to repeat the grade you just completed
OR… be required to skip a grade?
WOULD YOU RATHER get to choose which teacher you will have next year
OR… get to choose each of your classmates next year?
Would You Rather Questions are a great opening activity for End of the Year Reflection Questions!
There are so many reasons to spend some time reflecting on the school year. Here are just a few:
- Reflection questions help to solidify significant events and to create life-long memories.
- Reflection questions are a great way to self-evaluate, which can lead to making better choices in the future.
- Reflections questions can build self-esteem when remembering things that went well.
- Reflection questions make great conversation starters or journal prompts.