Teaching Resource

Interview a Classmate

$0.99 or Free on Plus | 1 page (PDF, Google Slides)|Grades: 2 - 6

A fun getting-to-know-you activity for back to school.

Help your students learn more about their new classmates (even if they have been together for the last 5 years) with this fun speaking and listening activity!

How to use this resource:

  1. Partner up your students using a random partner generator or by putting student names into a hat and drawing two at a time.
  2. Give each student a copy of the Interview a Classmate Template.
  3. Student A will ask all of the questions on the template to Student B and will record their responses.
  4. Student B will ask all of the questions on the template to Student A and will record their responses.
  5. Student A will introduce Student B to the class using their responses.
  6. Student B will introduce Student A to the class using their responses.

To use this resource virtually, assign each student a partner, and provide them with the Interactive Google Slide version of the Interview a Classmate Template. Then, have each set of partners hold a virtual meeting to ask each other the questions. Hold a class meeting where students will introduce their partner to the entire class.

Use the drop-down menu to choose between the PDF or Interactive Google Slide version.

  Common Core Curriculum alignment

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