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Teacher uses icebreaker lesson to connect with students

MiddleWeb SmartBrief | Aug 25, 2016

Middle-grades educator Mary Blow in this blog post describes an icebreaker that helps her get to know her students and provides some vocabulary lessons. Students create balloons where they describe their aspirations in an assignment that includes defining character traits and discussing their ideas. Scholastic.com (08/23)


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