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Would You Rather...? Back to School Edition

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide | 1 page | Grades: K - 5

Engage your students in thought-provoking discussions with this set of 16 back-to-school “Would You Rather” questions.

Start Your Year Off Right With a Game of “Would You Rather…?”

Are you looking for a fun back-to-school activity that will get your students moving? This whole-class activity encourages students to express their preferences and likes in a fun way. To extend this activity further, consider counting how many students like each activity. 

To play, project the slides in front of the class. Students will be presented with two choices. After deciding which option they prefer, students will either put their hands on their heads or in the air.

Students will answer 16 different “Would You Rather” questions through this activity as they get to know their classmates and teacher.

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your back-to-school lessons. 

Use this active game to enhance learning as a whole class or remote learning activity. 

If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners, check out these suggestions for keeping students on track with the concepts: 

🆘 Support Struggling Students

For students who need some support, consider pulling a small group of students to provide think time before playing the game as a large group. This will allow students to feel confident with their answers and continue participating.

➕ Challenge Fast Finishers

For students who need a bit of a challenge, encourage them to develop their own set of “Would You Rather” questions.

Plan lessons for all ability levels with our 10 Best Scaffolding Strategies! 

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

Use the Download button to access the editable Google Slides version of this resource. Display the slides on a whiteboard or other flat surface.

This resource can be used in “Present Mode.”

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