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Ice Breaker Modeled from Speed Dating

Objective:  The objective of the game is to move around the room and find out as much as you can about 4 different people. 

Instructions:  You each have been given four copies of these instructions.  When I give the signal, begin interviewing someone sitting at your table.  You each have a total of  five (5) minutes to ask each other any of the questions below (you may also create some of your own).  After five minutes, I will give the signal, and you must move to another table and interview someone else for another seven minutes, recording answers as you go. We will repeat this activity a total of 4 times.  You will be responsible for introducing the last person you interviewed to the rest of the class. 

Interviewee’s name:  ______________________________________

  1. Where are you from?
  2. If you had three wishes, what would they be in order of importance?
  3. What is your most treasured possession and why?
  4. What is your favorite season of the year and why?
  5. What is the last book you read?
  6. What is the one thing you would most like me to know about you?
  7. If you could be successful at any job in the world, what would that job be?
  8. What is your favorite type of music and who is your favorite musician/band?
  9. If you could have lunch with any person, living or deceased, who would it be and why?
  10. Do you like animals and/or have pets?
  11. What do you like to do in your spare time?
  12. What kind of work do you do?

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