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Interview a Classmate

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: 2 - 6

Help your students learn more about their new classmates with this fun speaking and listening activity!

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 — It’s Child’s Play!

  1. Partner up your students using a random partner generator or by using our Random Name Picker online app.
  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 partners to the entire class.

Easily Download & Print

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource. 

You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Project the worksheet onto a screen and have students record their partner’s answers on notebook paper or a mini dry-erase board. 

Get more handy worksheets here!  


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