Break the ice with this social lesson, designed to help you and your class get to know each other. This social studies lesson helps students develop a healthy sense of self, and ties in well with any "All About Me" theme or unit.
Students will be able to draw a visual representation of an object, person, or activity. Students will be able to write a three word sentence.
Have all students sit in a circle around a carpet. Hold a ball and tell the students they will be introducing themselves to their classmates by saying their name and stating their favorite thing to do.
Start the exercise by introducing yourself and stating your favorite thing to do. Pass the ball to the next person, encouraging them to do the same.
Explain that today, students will be getting to know more about their classmates.