Discussion and Lesson Starters (Google eBook)

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Zondervan, Mar 1, 2011 - Religion - 160 pages
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More than 200 proven openers, questions, and activities that get students involved in your lessons! - A Primer on Leading Discussions . . . Starting a discussion, and keeping it going . . . The importance of confidentiality . . . Asking questions that get responses . . . And working with different personalities. - 35 Creative ways to start a discussion or lesson on any topic . . .Techniques general enough to fit just about any subject, but still quirky enough to attract adolescent attention. - Discussion & Lesson Starters, By Topic . . . What subject are you teaching this week? First, look up your subject -- apologetics, attitude, dating, disabilities, faith, family, the will of God . . . And more than 30 main topics, all arranged alphabetically. Then choose the opener that fits your purposes and your group. In fact, many of these openers are virtually complete lessons in themselves, with questions, activities, parables, object lessons -- all designed to draw opinions, thoughts, and feelings from your students. Whether you're a youth worker or recreation director in a church, school, club, or camp -- Discussion & Lesson Starters is your storehouse of proven, youth-group tested ideas.

  

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User Review  - January - Christianbook.com

I would recommend this book to someone leading a Jr. High Group or a really active youth group. Most high schoolers don't like to move. They just like to sit there. I know because I am a non-moving ... Read full review

Contents

SO WHAT MEETING STARTER HAVE YOU USED LATELY THAT SNARED YOUR GROUPS ATTENTION OR LAUNCHED FURIOUS DISC...
ALPHABETICAL LISTOF ALL IDEAS IN DISCUSSION AND LESSON STARTERS
A PRIMER ON LEADING DISCUSSIONS
35 CREATIVE WAYS TO START A DISCUSSION OR LESSON ON ANY TOPIC
Dare Box Dares
DISCUSSION AND LESSON STARTERSBY TOPIC
ATTITUDE
CHRISTIANITY QUESTIONNAIRE
GODHEAD FATHER SON HOLY SPIRIT
NAME THAT JESUS
DESCRIBE THE COUNSELOR
MATTHEW ONE
YOUR GOD IS TOO SMALL
INVENT
LONGDISTANCE ROLE PLAY
GOD IS LIKE

BODY OF CHRIST
BODY PUZZLE
DEPENDENCE MEAL
JIGSAW PUZZLE OBJECT LESSON
FOOTBALL STADIUM
MISFIT
MY WORLD
COOPERATIVE PLAY CAR RELAY
PARABLE OF THE PLANTS
CORINTHIANS CANDLES AND COOPERATION
PARABLE OF THE PLANTS
THE RECIPROCAL COMMANDS
APPENDICES UNITE
SIGNS OF THE TIMES
WHAT IS A CHRISTIAN?
WHAT KIND OF CHRISTIAN ARE YOU?
WHAT IS A CHRISTIAN?
ABC CHRISTIANITY
CHURCH LOCAL
THE LIFESAVING STATION
PHOENIX GAME
IDEAL CHURCH
PHOENIX GAME
CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE
CLIQUES
COUNSELING
HOW CAN I HELP CASE STUDIES
DATING
DISABILITIES
DATING DATA ASSIGNMENT 3
Dating Quiz
Dating Quiz 2
IMAGINE
FRIEND OR FOE
TRUTH OR DECEPTION
FAITH
WORD GAME
ROLE BOWL
UNFAIR
THE CRUTCH WALKERS
FAITH INVENTORY
FAMILY
FAITH SCULPTING
FAMILY CHOICES
DEAR AMY LETTERS
PARENT BLUNDERS TEEN GOOFS
HOW TO RAISE YOUR PARENTS
THE PARENTING GAME
FEAR
FREEDOM
REALIZING OUR NEED FOR GOD
FUTURE
FUTURE FANTASY
LOOKING AHEAD TO HIGH SCHOOL
TABLOID PROPHECIES
GAZING INTO THE FUTURE
FANTASY REUNION
ATTRIBUTE ADS
CANNED ILLUSTRATION
TO TELL THE HOLY SPIRIT TRUTH
HEAVEN
TO TELL THE HOLY SPIRIT TRUTH
HUMILITY
JUDGING OTHERS
LEGALISM
LEGALISM STROLL
MARRIAGE
TO MARRY OR NOT TO MARRY
TWENTYFIVE CENT MATE
THE WEALTH WE WEAR
20THCENTURY TALENTS
THE GAME OF LIFE
MUSIC
ROCK MUSIC COUNCIL
MUSICAL BLANKS
MUSIC IN THE BIBLE
MUSIC MESSAGES
REWRITING ROCK
PRAYER
SCREWTAPE LETTERS
CLICH… PRAYERS
PRAYER BAG
PRAYER CANDLES
PRAYERS IN THE WIND
PRAYER LAB
RELATIONSHIPS
MAKE WAY FOR THE QUEEN
SCRIPTURE MEMORY
COMMERCIALS FOR BIBLE MEMORY
SELFIMAGE
IMAGINARY ME
How Is Your MEMORY?
How is yourScripture Memory?
SEXUAL PURITY
SPEECH
SPIRITUAL GROWTH
HELLO GOD WHERE ARE YOU?
STEREOTYPES
THANKFULNESS
TRUST IN OTHERS
VALUES
FOOD STORE ROBBERY
EARTHLING COLLAGE
LIFE SKILLS
THE MORAL OF THE STORY
PRIORITY AUCTION
PROBLEM LETTER
FOTOMATCH
VULNERABILITY
WILL OF GOD
HOW GOD WORKS IN MY LIFE
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For over thirty years, Youth Specialties has worked alongside Christian youth workers of just about every denomination and youth-serving organization. We're here to help you, whether you're brand new to youth ministry or a veteran, whether you're a volunteer or a career youth pastor. Each year we serve more than 100,000 youth workers worldwide through our training seminars and conventions, resources, and on the Internet.

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